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Works of Sir John Suckling, Containing his Poems, Letters, and Plays.

Engraved by Michael van der Gucht (Flemish, worked in England, 1660–1725), Author Sir John Suckling (English, 1609–1642), Publisher Jacob Tonson (English, 1656?–1736)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 14.9 x 9.4 x 2.8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one engraving

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Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Jacob Tonson, 1719) Duodecimo; 215 leaves, plus plate; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Zaehnsdorf, 1901).

Author portrait.

London: Jacob Tonson, 1719


Bartlett & Co., Boston [stamp]; Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922); his widow, by whom bequeathed to MFA, 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis