[ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding
 [ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding
 [ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding
 [ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding
 [ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding
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From the Library of the Earls of Haddington

[ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

From the Library of the Earls of Haddington

[ALLESTREE] | The Lively Oracles Given to Us, 1678, fine contemporary binding

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,375GBP
(3 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

From the Library of the Earls of Haddington


[ALLESTREE, RICHARD]

The Lively Oracles Given to Us, or The Christians Birth-right and Duty, in the custody and use of the Holy Scripture. Oxford: The Theatre, 1678


8vo, THIRD ISSUE [second edition], with last 8 lines of p. 11 with italic characters, pp. 89-96 misnumbered 73-80, with imprimatur leaf, additional engraved title-page by Michael Burghers, fine contemporary morocco elaborately tooled with floral and strawberry motifs and drawer-handles, spine ornately gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, browning, frontispiece with margin trimmed, hinges starting, rubbed


FINE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BINDING. The overall designs bear resemblance to those of the Queens' Binder A.


LITERATURE:

ESTC R231749


PROVENANCE:

Anne Seymour, ownership inscription on front free endpaper; Thomas Jolley, armorial bookplate; ink stamp of the Earls of Haddington


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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations
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