Lot 246
  • 246

Seventeenth-century works

1,500 - 2,500 GBP
4,000 GBP
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  • A collection in 10 volumes, including:
Articles Ministered by his Majesties Commissioners... against John Gwin, Vicar of Cople in the County of Bedford. Wherein is discovered his lascivious wenching, drunkennesse, and wanton life. London: Printed for V.V., 1641 (changed in ink to 1643), woodcut on title, mottled calf gilt by Rivière, [ESTC R8247; Wing G2281]
Saltmarsh, John. Wonderfull Predictions declared in a message, as from the Lord, to his excellency Sr. Thomas Fairfax. London: Robert Ibbitson, 1648, woodcuts on title, mottled calf gilt by Rivière, [ESTC R2471; Wing S507]
Estienne, Henry. The Art of Making Devises... translated into English... by T[homas] B[lount]. London: John Holden, 1650, engraved additional title, 10 plates and 2 illustrations, later calf, [ESTC R12325; Wing E3352],  first 2 leaves slightly browned, binding slightly worn and rebacked 
[Sadler, Anthony] The Subjects Joy for the Kings Restoration, cheerfully made known in a sacred masque. London: James Davis, 1660, engraved frontispiece, mottled calf gilt by Rivière, [ESTC R7841; Wing S273], slightly spotted
[Albermarle], George Monck, [Duke of]. A Letter... dated at Leicester 23 Ian. and directed unto Mr. Rolle to be communicated unto the rest of the Gentry of Devon. London: John Redmayn, 1660, engraved frontispiece, [ESTC R208113; Wing A861], bound with 8 other related tracts [Wing M2809, M2761, A869, A854, A848, C4774, L1516, A863], nineteenth-century diced calf, bookplate of Mark Rolle, binding slightly worn
Tonstall, G. Scarbrough Spaw spagyrically anatomized. London: J.M. for the author, 1670, license leaf; A New-years-gift for Doctor Witty. London: J.M. for the author, 1672, 2 works in one volume, presentation copy, contemporary sheep, [ESTC R4765, R21567; Wing T1889, T1888], binding worn
Strong, James. Joanereidos: or, Feminine Valour; eminently discovered in Western Women, at the siege of Lyme. [London?],1674, brown morocco by Rivière, uncut, [ESTC R20044; Wing S5991]
and 3 others, small 4to and 8vo

Catalogue Note

The other books in this lot are:

Johnson, Samuel. An Essay concerning Parliaments at a Certainty, 1693

Johnson, Samuel. An Argument proving that the abrogation of King James by the people of England from the regal throne, and the promotion of the Prince of Orange... was according to the Constitution of the English Government, 1692

Sadler, John. Rights of the Kingdom; or, Customs of our Ancestors: touching the duty, power, election, or succession, of our kings and parliaments; our true liberty [&c.], 1649