Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ephemera and Original Artwork | 12 June 2013
Times New Roman; Thysiast?rion· Vel Scintilla-altaris
Sold for £1300
Times New Roman; Thysiast?rion· Vel Scintilla-altaris. Or primitive devotion in the feasts and fasts of the Church of England , ruled in red throughout, title in red and black, handsomely hand-coloured engraved portrait frontispiece and 39 plates, most heightened with gold, handsome contemporary red morocco, richly gilt, covers with black and yellow morocco onlays and numerous gilt tools forming ornate floral and foliage decoration, gilt spine in compartments, upper joint splitting, covers with loss of a few onlays, rubbed, [Wing S4809A], 8vo, by R. Wood, for T. Basset, under St. Dunstans Church in Fleet-street, 1663.
⁂ An attractive copy with an unbroken provenance for 265 years.
Provenance: The Amherst Family. With ink seven signatures 'Wm.Amherst, Pret l.1----s. 2:, March 1662; Dorothy Amherst, Her Booke, 1664…Amherst, 1927'.
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