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Donne, John, 1572–1631

Complete poetry and selected prose / edited by John Hayward.

Additional Title(s):

Works. Selections. 1929

[London] : The Nonesuch Press ; New York, Random House, Inc., 1929.
Physical Description:
xxiii, [1], 793, [1] pages ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2245.A5 H3 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"In addition to the standard unlimited impression of this book, 675 copies (of which 220 are for sale in the United States of America) have been printed on Pannekoek paper by William Brendon and Son, Ltd. The type is Plantin Monotype. The rule head-pieces have been arranged by Paul Beaujon, and in these copies ae printed in colour. The binding is by Best and Co."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 56
BAC: British Art Center is no. 127 of 675. Bound in full blue-green niger.
Subject Terms:
Best and Co. -- Binder.
Church of England -- Sermons.
Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Correspondence.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Sermons, English.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Hayward, John, 1905-1965, editor.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
William Brendon and Son, printer.

  • Chronological table
  • Introduction
  • The Poems
  • The prose: Note on prose
  • Paradoxes and problemes
  • Iganatius his conclave
  • Miscellaneous prose
  • Letters
  • Meditations from 'Devotions upon emergent occasions'
  • Sermons
  • Textual and explanatory notes.

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