Lot 245
  • 245

Sixteenth and early seventeenth-century works

1,500 - 2,500 GBP
3,000 GBP
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  • A collection of 6 volumes, small 4to, comprising:
  • paper
Bede, Venerable. The History of the Church of Englande. Antwerp: John Laet, 1565, first edition in English, woodcut on title (arms on verso), 3 illustrations, nineteenth-century blindstamped calf, [ESTC S101386; STC 1778], lacking last 5 leaves (3B4 and 3C1-4, the latter being the index), 3B1-3 supplied from a smaller copy, title restored in lower corner, occasional slight soiling or staining, binding rather rubbed
Daniel his Chaldie Visions and his Ebrew: both translated after the original and expounded [by H. Broughton]. London: Printed by Richard Field, for William Young, 1596, woodcut device on title, 4 engraved plates, K3-4 printed in Hebrew characters in red and black, nineteenth-century calf, gilt edges, [ESTC S106760; STC 2785], slightly spotted and soiled, binding somewhat rubbed
Bacon, Francis. The Two Bookes... of the Proficience and Aduancement of Learning. London: William Washington, 1629, small 4to (180 x 124mm.), bound with another work (STC 7070), contemporary calf, seventeenth-century ownership signatures on title of Elizabeth Bourne and Tho. Hadbye, [ESTC S100512; STC 1165], binding somewhat rubbed
Chapman, George. The [Conspiracie and] Tragedie of Charles Duke of Byron, Marshall of France. London: N.O. for Thomas Thorp, 1625, mottled calf gilt by Root, [ESTC S107689; Pforzheimer 148; STC 4968], lacks all before I1 (i.e. lacks general title and text of The Conspiracie but contains divisional title and text of Tragedie of Charles Duke of Byron), slightly stained
Buck, George. The Great Plantagenet or a continued succession of that Royal Name. London: Nicholas and John Okes, 1635, woodcut leaf with royal arms facing title, last leaf blank, dark green morocco gilt by Rivière, gilt edges, [ESTC S106071; STC 3997], paper flaw in A4 just affecting a few letters
[Robinson, Thomas] The Anatomie of the English Nunnery at Lisbon. [London]: Philemon Stephens & Christopher Meredith, 1637, engraved illustration on title, mottled calf gilt by Rivière, [ESTC S116006; STC 21126]