30 April 2008
HOLLAND, Henry (1583-c.1649). Her\Kw\kologia Anglica. [Arnhem: Jan Jansson] for Crispijn van de Passe and Jan Jansson, [for the author, London], 1620.
2° (317 x 195mm). Engraved title incorporating a map of Britain and a view of London by C. van de Passe, 5 engraved plates and 62 full-page text engravings, mostly portraits, by Willem and Magdalena van de Passe, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. (Engraved title cut around and mounted, last leaf mounted and browned, neat marginal tear.) 18th-century mottled calf, narrow gilt border on sides, red sprinkled edges (surface and extremities somewhat worn). Provenance: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (title stamp). FIRST EDITION. STC 13582; Hind Engraving, II, 145-62.
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