Lot 789
  • 789

Taylor, John

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • A Tale in a Tub or, a Tub Lecture as it was Delivered by My-Heele Mendsoale, an Inspired Brownist, and a Most Upright Translator. In a Meeting House neere Bedlam, the One and Twentieth of Decembler [sic], Last, 1641. London: S.N., Printed 1641 [1642]
  • ink, paper, leather
4to (6 3/4 x 5 in.; 172 x 127 mm). Title with woodcut arabesque within border of printer's ornaments. Brown morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered gilt , plain endpapers and edges.

Provenance

Dr Gerald Slater (sale, Christie's New York, 12 February 1982, lot 190) — H. Bradley Martin (bookplate on pastedown; sale, Sotheby's New York, 30 April–1 May 1990, lot 3254). acquisition: E.M. Lawson, 1990

Literature

Wing T515; ESTC R8979; Grolier/Wither to Prior 877 (for the 1642 edition)

Catalogue Note

First edition, the Slater—Bradley Martin copy.
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