Bibliophile Sale | 18 April 2013
Serres (Jean de) - A General Inventorie of the History of France,
Sold for £280
Serres (Jean de)
A General Inventorie of the History of France,
first edition in English , title with with woodcut portrait of Henri IV, woodcut portraits of the Kings of France within attractive wooodcut borders, woodcut decorative or woodcut initials, T4 blank, 17th century ink marginalia, lacking initail blank, 'b62 and 5X6, title frayed and laid down, with loss, several marginal repairs within first few sigs., a few areas of worming, affcting the odd letter, water-stained, causing some fraying, contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving majority of original backstrip, corners worn, rubbed, [STC 22244], folio, by George Eld, 1607 sold not subject to return.
⁂ Provenance: 17th century signatures of Edward Shaw, James Catterall and Hillary ?Davie; 'James Horrabin Boock Bought 1748 of Mr. Leach Penniston' (all ink signatures / inscriptions to title).
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