Important Books & Manuscripts - 30th Anniversary Sale | 30 May 2013
Monasticon Anglicanum , A History of the Abbies and other Monasteries…in...
Sold for £5000
(Sir William) Monasticon Anglicanum , A History of the Abbies and other Monasteries…in England and Wales, 6 vol. in 8, large paper copy, one of 50 copies with proof plates and issued in sumptuous publisher's binding , half-titles, additional engraved titles, letterpress titles in red and black, 283 engraved plates including 50 double-page on guards, some foxing, bookplate of the Earl of Bradford, Weston Park, fine contemporary dark blue morocco, by J.Mackenzie, elaborate gilt tooled borders, spines gilt in compartments with five double raised bands, red morocco labels, g.e., marbled endpapers with inner gilt dentelles, occasional slight rubbing to extremities, [Lowndes I, p.685], royal folio, 1817-30.
⁂ Magnificent set of a greatly expanded edition by John Paley, Sir Henry Ellis and Rev. Bulkeley Bandinel drawing on records from the Cottonian Collection and the Tower of London.
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