'CERTAINE EXPERIMENTS CONCERNING FISH AND FRUITE'. LONDON: WILLIAM PONSONBY, 1600
Small 4to (7 3/16 x 5 1/8 in.; 183 x 130mm). Printer's woodcut device on title, woodcut initials, printed mostly in blackletter, A1 and F4 both blank and present; upper corner of B3 renewed, minor and expert repair to wormhole in upper corners of C4 - E4, some foxing, heaviest to the last four leaves. Full scarlet morocco, bound by Riviere, covers with multiple gilt rules and filigree corner pieces, spine with raised bands in three compartments, rules, text, and filigree ornaments all gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. In red quarter morocco and cloth slipcase and folding chemise.
Henry Cunliffe (bookplate to front pastedown) — Arthur Howard Thompson (bookplate to front pastedown) — Sotheby's New York, 14 October 1968, lot 162 — Sotheby's London, 15 May 1946, lot 458
Litchfield 1; Gee 102; Heckscher 1895; STC 23708; Westwood & Satchell 205