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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50


    Price Realised  



    Cynegeticon. Or, a Poem of Hunting, translated by Christopher Wase. London: Charles Adams, 1654. 8°, one correction in the text, possibly editorial (a little browning at the beginning), contemporary sheep (spine worn). Provenance: late 18th/early 19th century pressmark at head of title. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Wing G1581; Schwerdt I, p. 217.

    With two Latin editions of the same work, the first: Lyon, Sebastian Gryphius, 1537, 8°, published with other opuscula. Adams G1067. [bound in 17th-century calf with:] MURETUS, Marcus Antonius. Hymnorum sacrorum liber. Ingolstadt, David Sartorius, 1584. Adams M1973. The other: London, C. Harper, 1699, 8°, the first Latin edition published in England. Wing G1582; Schwerdt I, p.217. (3)

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