The English Grammar Made by Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observation of the English Language Now Spoken and in Use. With a prefatory note by Strickland Gibson. Eric Gill, Ben Jonson.
The English Grammar Made by Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observation of the English Language Now Spoken and in Use. With a prefatory note by Strickland Gibson...
The English Grammar Made by Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observation of the English Language Now Spoken and in Use. With a prefatory note by Strickland Gibson...

The English Grammar Made by Ben Jonson for the Benefit of All Strangers Out of His Observation of the English Language Now Spoken and in Use. With a prefatory note by Strickland Gibson...

London: Printed and Published by the Lanston Monotype Corporation Ltd., 1928. Large fold-out plate showing "A Specimen of the Poliphilus and Blado Types," printed in black and red on laid paper. Very slight fading to spine. A fine copy. With the bookplate of Eric Gill. Laid in is printed card stating: "With the Compliments of Mr. W.I. Burch Managing Director, The Lanston Monotype Corporation…" An old pencil notation on the front pastedown states, "Specially bound copy for Eric Gill." Full reddish-brown polished morocco, single-rule border on both covers, spine ruled in blind with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt, gilt-ruled turn-ins. 6 3/4" x 4." ." vi, [2], 93, [3] pp. Item #15757

The text is from the original edition of 1640, with variant readings from the imperfect 1692 edition.

Price: $950.00

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