30 April 2008
DUGDALE, William (1605-1686). Monasticon Anglicanum ... now Epitomized. London: S. Keble and H. Rhodes, 1693.
3 volumes in one, 2° (307 x 185mm). Title printed in red and black. 15 engraved plates. (Variable spotting and browning throughout, poor impression to recto of E4, marginal tears to L1 and M4 just into text.) Contemporary calf (repairs to head and tail of spine, joints cracking, edges scuffed). Provenance: Thomas Gower (contemporary ownership on title).
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION in an abridged translation, by James Wright, from the Latin edition of 1655-1673. Wing D2487. Sold together with two later editions of the same work. (4)
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