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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    UPTON, Nicholas (c.1400-1457). De studio militari, libri quatuor -- Johannis de BADO AUREO. Tractatus de Armis -- Henry SPELMAN (1564-?1641). Aspilogia. London: Johannis Martin & Jacob Allestrye, 1654. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (310 x 201mm). General title and title of part III Aspologia printed in red and black, part III with engraved frontispiece portrait by G. Faithorne, 2 hand-coloured double-page plates, numerous illustrations, headpieces and initials, most hand-coloured, with the blank T4 (small hole in L1 affecting 2 letters, one skilfully closed tear affecting text of R4). Contemporary calf (rebacked with old spine relaid, a little rubbed). Provenance: Earl of Clarendon.

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    UPTON, Nicholas (c.1400-1457). De studio militari, libri quatuor -- Johannis de BADO AUREO. Tractatus de Armis -- Henry SPELMAN (1564-?1641). Aspilogia. London: Johannis Martin & Jacob Allestrye, 1654. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (310 x 201mm). General title and title of part III Aspologia printed in red and black, part III with engraved frontispiece portrait by G. Faithorne, 2 hand-coloured double-page plates, numerous illustrations, headpieces and initials, most hand-coloured, with the blank T4 (small hole in L1 affecting 2 letters, one skilfully closed tear affecting text of R4). Contemporary calf (rebacked with old spine relaid, a little rubbed). Provenance: Earl of Clarendon.

    EARL OF CLARENDON'S COPY with his coat-of-arms in watercolour on front free endpaper. Sir Edward Hyde, the first Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674), politician and historian, was also chancellor of the exchequer from 1643-1661. Wing U124; S419; J744.


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