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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    STOW, John (1725?-1605). A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, edited by John Strype. London: for A. Churchill [and others], 1720. 2 volumes, 2° (390 x 236). Titles printed in red and black, 70 plates, plans and maps, mostly double-page, 2 folding, woodcut coats-of-arms in the text (4th B4 in vol.I torn and crudely repaired with old tape, title of vol.II mounted, occasional light foxing and minor discolouration). Contemporary sprinkled calf (extremities lightly worn). Provenance: W. Lindeman, Crown Court Westminster (later 18th-century signature at the head of the first page of the preface). Fifth edition and the first to be edited by Strype. Upcott II, pp.616-17 (slightly faulty collation). (2)

    Price Realised  

    STOW, John (1725?-1605). A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, edited by John Strype. London: for A. Churchill [and others], 1720. 2 volumes, 2° (390 x 236). Titles printed in red and black, 70 plates, plans and maps, mostly double-page, 2 folding, woodcut coats-of-arms in the text (4th B4 in vol.I torn and crudely repaired with old tape, title of vol.II mounted, occasional light foxing and minor discolouration). Contemporary sprinkled calf (extremities lightly worn). Provenance: W. Lindeman, Crown Court Westminster (later 18th-century signature at the head of the first page of the preface). Fifth edition and the first to be edited by Strype. Upcott II, pp.616-17 (slightly faulty collation). (2)


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