Lot 81
  • 81

[Binding] — Lancelot Andrews

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
8,750 USD
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Description

  • A Manual of the Private Devotions and Meditations.  London: by W.D. for Humphrey Moseley, 1648
  • ink, paper, cloth
12mo (4 x 2 ins.; 102 x 50 mm). Engraved folding frontispiece, with errata leaf and final blank. A late seventeenth-century English embroidered binding of cream satin, intricately threaded floral design worked in high relief in silver wire and shaded with colored paints, central flower worked in colored silks, gilt edges, some wear to satin over the board edges. Cloth slipcase.

Provenance

Sotheby's, 19 June 1993, lot 5. acquisition: Purchased at the foregoing sale through Bernard Quaritch

Literature

Wing 3135; ESTC R16134

Catalogue Note

Andrews' most popular work, in a contemporary embroidered binding.
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