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Cotton, Charles, Scarronides or Virgile Travestie | A Mock-Poem on the First and Fourth Books of Virgil’s Aenaeis in English | Burlesque 1715

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Cotton, Charles, Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie. A Mock-Poem on the First and Fourth Books of Virgil’s Aenaeis in English Burlesque, 1715

 

 

 

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Cotton, Charles, Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie. A Mock-Poem on the First and Fourth Books of Virgil’s Aenaeis in English  Burlesque. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, M. Wotton, S. Manship, B. Tooke, J. Nicholson, R. Parker, and R. Smith, 1715.  8vo; 126 pages, collation is correct, but A3&4 have been mistakenly signed as B3&4. Four full-page engravings by Gucht. The mock-poem on the fourth book has its own (second) title-page, p. 55 (D4).  “New” endpapers, Booktag of Subun-So Book Store   Tokyo Kanda. Signed binding by R. Wallis. Full polished green calf with gold fillet, 5 raised bands, gilt lettering on the spine, now slightly faded. Slight wear at the head. A beautifully bound fine copy of this popular title. With its own green paper slipcase.