** Very Rare ** John Dryden Absalon et Achitophel First Latin Edition 1682

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Author: John Dryden     

Title: Absalon Et Achitophel Carime Latino Heroico  

Publisher: First Latin Edition Published By Typis Lichfieldianis Prostant Apud Ricardum Davis Oxon Anno Domini 1682………………………… (See Pictures) 

Condition Of Book: This book translated into Latin hexameters by William Coward First Edition in Latin.With Corrigenda and blank at end of volume,and there is some identification of characters written in ink by contemporary hand to page edge margins.Nicely bound in a 19th Century half roan binding over marbled boards with gilt titles to spine.Light wear to the head and tail of spine.There is some foxing to the endpapers,pre-lims and sporadically internally.Scarce title (iv) 34pp [2) corrigenda and blank leaf Dated 1682.

 NB: John Dryden and Absalon Et Actitopel: Absalom and Achitophel is a celebrated satirical poem by John Dryden, written in heroic couplets.John Dryden was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and also a playwright.He was made England’s first ever Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden.

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