1753 The Works of the Late Aaron Hill
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First Edition, Leather Binding, Scarce
The scarce first collected edition.
Complete in four volumes.
ESTC citation number T107059.
List of subscribers to Volume I.
The collected works of Aaron Hill, containing his poems, plays, and letters.
Hill was a dramatist active during the first half of the eighteenth century. A perfectionist in his writings, Hill also founded the bi-weekly periodical 'The Plain Dealer'.
His best known works include 'Elfrid', 'The Walking Statue', 'The Fatal Vision', 'Athelwold', 'Zara', and 'Fatal Extravagance'.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the front paste downs, 'Wm. Okeden, Coll: Trin: Oxon'.
In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed, resulting in a little loss of leather to the rear board of Volume I and front board of Volume IV. Minor bumping to the extremities, Loss to the head of the spines of Volumes I, II, and III. Light surface cracks to the spines of Volumes I, II, and III. Crack to the tail of the joints of Volume I. Head and tail of the joints of Volume III are cracked. Head of the joints and tail of the front joint of Volume IV are cracked. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front paste downs. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age-toned and clean with only the occasional scattered spot. Prior owner's ink initial to the head of the title pages.
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