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Dryden (John) Amboyna: A Tragedy, lacking final advertisement f., title almost detached and restored at inner margin, trimmed at head, affecting headlines, 2 small worm traces at head, affecting a few letters on some ff., later drab wrappers, creased and holed, [Wing D2233], small 4to, for Henry Herringman, 1691.

⁂ Rare in commerce. The Amboyna massacre was the torture and execution on Ambon Island of 20 men by the Dutch East India Company on accusations of treason.

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Dryden (John) Amboyna: A Tragedy, lacking final advertisement f., title almost detached and restored at inner margin, trimmed at head, affecting headlines, 2 small worm traces at head, affecting a few letters on some ff., later drab wrappers, creased and holed, [Wing D2233], small 4to, for Henry Herringman, 1691.

⁂ Rare in commerce. The Amboyna massacre was the torture and execution on Ambon Island of 20 men by the Dutch East India Company on accusations of treason.

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