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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britannia sive florentiss[imorum] regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae... descriptio. Amsterdam: William Blaeu, 1639. 12° (130 x 72mm). 19 folding engraved maps (title lightly soiled, 2 leaves with small ink marks, lightly afftecting text, clean tear along bottom of inner gutter of one plate just touching image, one map with small burn hole in margin, lightly soiled). Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine, yapp edges (lightly soiled). Provenance: J.W. & D. Farrer (armorial bookplate). Chubb LV.

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    CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britannia sive florentiss[imorum] regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae... descriptio. Amsterdam: William Blaeu, 1639. 12° (130 x 72mm). 19 folding engraved maps (title lightly soiled, 2 leaves with small ink marks, lightly afftecting text, clean tear along bottom of inner gutter of one plate just touching image, one map with small burn hole in margin, lightly soiled). Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine, yapp edges (lightly soiled). Provenance: J.W. & D. Farrer (armorial bookplate). Chubb LV.

    Respublica, sive status regni Scotiae et Hiberniae. Leiden: Elzevier, 1627. 24° (108 x 53mm). Engraved title, woodcut head- and tailpieces, initials (lightly soiled thoughout). Contemporary vellum, manuscript label on spine (lightly soiled). Provenance: J.W. & D. Farrer (armorial bookplate). Second edition. Willems 287. (2)


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