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Lot 239
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Mirror for Magistrates

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1,500 - 2,500 GBP
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16,250 GBP
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Description

  • The Last Part of the Mirour for Magistrates... newly corrected and enlarged. London: Thomas Marsh, 1578
  • paper
Sixth edition, second issue, small 4to (190 x 123mm.), Black Letter, title within woodcut border, early nineteenth-century red morocco gilt, stamped in blind and gilt, gilt edges, title mounted, corner of B2 and D3 restored, occasional slight soiling or browning

Literature

ESTC S122984; Pforzheimer 734 (first issue); STC 1252.5

Catalogue Note

This second issue of the sixth edition contains the tragedy of Eleanor Cobham which was not present in the first issue, and is included here for the first time (see Pforzheimer footntote).
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