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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Camden's Britannia abridg'd. London: J.B. for J. Wild, 1701. 2 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait by M. van der Gucht in both vol., 61 double-page maps by T. Kitchin (blue library stamps on verso of all maps and scattered through both vol., lower fore-corner of title of vol.II repaired with slight loss of rule-border, occasional light spotting). Contemporary panelled calf (not uniform, rebacked, rubbed, corners worn). Provenance: Ro: Cunyngham (contemporary signature on verso of portrait in vol.II). Chubb XX1.

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    CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Camden's Britannia abridg'd. London: J.B. for J. Wild, 1701. 2 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait by M. van der Gucht in both vol., 61 double-page maps by T. Kitchin (blue library stamps on verso of all maps and scattered through both vol., lower fore-corner of title of vol.II repaired with slight loss of rule-border, occasional light spotting). Contemporary panelled calf (not uniform, rebacked, rubbed, corners worn). Provenance: Ro: Cunyngham (contemporary signature on verso of portrait in vol.II). Chubb XX1.

    CAMDEN, William. Remaines of a Greater Worke, concerning Britaine. London: G.E. for Simon Waterson, 1605. 2 parts in one volume, 4° (185 x 127mm). Maroon morocco by Zaehnsdorf, inner gilt turn-ins (extremities rubbed). STC 4521.

    And 3 other works in 5 volumes including J. Pitseus' Relationum historicarum de rebus Anglicis tomus primus (Paris, 1619, the Heber copy) and William Camden's Britannia (Frankfurt a.M., 1616). (8)


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