Tue, 26th Nov 2019 9:00

Homes and Interiors (including Books)

Lot 241



Stow (John): THE ANNALES, OR GENERALL CHRONICLE OF ENGLAND,.., and after him continued and augmented with matters forreyne, and domestique, ancient and moderne, unto the end of this present yeere 1614, by Edmond Howes. L, Thomas Adams, 1615, first edition. PP:Title Page, (xviii), 988, (xxx) Index, etc. & Colophon. title within elaborate woodcut border, woodcut initials and head-pieces, main text in black letter in double column. The exact collation as follows: tp, (xviii), 1-430; 432-576; 578-815; (i) blank; 816-957; Title Page; (i) blank; (i) Londini; (i) blank; 961-968; 967-988; (xxx). Complete. Folio, early C18 cont. full speckled calf; rubbed and rebacked (hardly visible); tile page laid down with repair. Page 149 with tear to margin (small loss well away from text); Page 654/5 with tear to margin and the loss of a few letters from the side notes on page 655 (main text complete). This work mentions Shakespeare (in his own lifetime!)

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Sold for £420

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Auction: Homes and Interiors (including Books), Tue, 26th Nov 2019


23 November 2019, 10am - 1pm
25 November 2019, 9am - 7pm
26 November 2019, from 8.30am

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