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AELFRIC Grammaticus, Abbot of Eynsham (955-1020). A Saxon Treatise concerning the Old and New Testament ... Now first Published ... with English of Our Times, by William L'Isle ... and hereunto is added ... a Second Edition of A Testimonie of Antiquitie..., London: John Haviland for Henry Seile, 1623. 2 parts in one work. Text in English and Anglo-Saxon, with the final blank. (Title a little soiled.) FIRST EDITION of part 1, second edition of part 2 [Bound with]: SALUSTE DU BARTAS, Guillaume de (1544-90). Part of Du Bartas, English and French ... With the Commentary of S. G[oulart de] S[enlis]. By William L'Isle, London: John Haviland, 1625. Woodcut symbolising the friendship of the English and French crowns on A1r. (A few leaves a little browned.) 2 works in one volume, 4° (184 x 134mm). Late 17th-century English red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, in one 2 Rs interlaced under a coronet, in another a crest of a lion couchant, on sides a double fillet border and inner panel composed of a double fillet and 2 wavy lines enclosing a dot in each semicircular compartment, a large floral tool at corners (corners a little bumped). Provenance: an unknown 17th-century nobleman (initials and crest on spine) -- Edward, Lord Suffield (bookplate) -- Sir Tobias Rodgers (inscription in his hand on an endpaper 'From Gunton Park sale, September 1980'). STC 160 & 21663.

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AELFRIC Grammaticus, Abbot of Eynsham (955-1020). A Saxon Treatise concerning the Old and New Testament ... Now first Published ... with English of Our Times, by William L'Isle ... and hereunto is added ... a Second Edition of A Testimonie of Antiquitie..., London: John Haviland for Henry Seile, 1623. 2 parts in one work. Text in English and Anglo-Saxon, with the final blank. (Title a little soiled.) FIRST EDITION of part 1, second edition of part 2 [Bound with]: SALUSTE DU BARTAS, Guillaume de (1544-90). Part of Du Bartas, English and French ... With the Commentary of S. G[oulart de] S[enlis]. By William L'Isle, London: John Haviland, 1625. Woodcut symbolising the friendship of the English and French crowns on A1r. (A few leaves a little browned.) 2 works in one volume, 4° (184 x 134mm). Late 17th-century English red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, in one 2 Rs interlaced under a coronet, in another a crest of a lion couchant, on sides a double fillet border and inner panel composed of a double fillet and 2 wavy lines enclosing a dot in each semicircular compartment, a large floral tool at corners (corners a little bumped). Provenance: an unknown 17th-century nobleman (initials and crest on spine) -- Edward, Lord Suffield (bookplate) -- Sir Tobias Rodgers (inscription in his hand on an endpaper 'From Gunton Park sale, September 1980'). STC 160 & 21663.
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