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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    VINCENT, Augustine (1584?-1626). A Discoverie of Errours in the First Edition of the Catalogue of Nobility. London: W. Jaggard, 1622. 2° (273 x 181mm). Numerous woodcut coats-of-arms and seals in the text, with the final errata leaf scored through (fore-margins a little waterstained at the beginning, lower fore-corners at the end waterstained). Late 17th-century/early 18th-century sheep gilt (rebacked). Provenance: College of Arms (book-label and release stamp on an endpaper and library stamp on title and at end). FIRST EDITION. STC 24756.

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    VINCENT, Augustine (1584?-1626). A Discoverie of Errours in the First Edition of the Catalogue of Nobility. London: W. Jaggard, 1622. 2° (273 x 181mm). Numerous woodcut coats-of-arms and seals in the text, with the final errata leaf scored through (fore-margins a little waterstained at the beginning, lower fore-corners at the end waterstained). Late 17th-century/early 18th-century sheep gilt (rebacked). Provenance: College of Arms (book-label and release stamp on an endpaper and library stamp on title and at end). FIRST EDITION. STC 24756.

    COWLEY, Abraham (1618-1667). The Works. London: J.M. for H. Herringman, 1674. 2° (295 x 182mm). Engraved portrait by Faithorne (a little light browning). Contemporary dark speckled calf (rebacked). Provenance: Sir Richard Grosvenor (d.1732) of Eaton Hall (armorial bookplate). Fourth edition. Wing C6652.

    And 3 other works. (5)


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