London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
PHILIPS, Katherine (1631-1664). Poems. London: T.N. for Henry Herringman, 1678. 2° (282 x 174mm). Engraved portrait by Faithorne, with the final blank (portrait shaved at fore-margin, a few leaves browned, occasional light spotting). CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO, spine gilt in compartments, double gilt fillet round sides enclosing a central panel composed of tulips, small flowers and leaves with cornerpieces made up of other floral tools, corners infilled, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges, marbled endpapers (a few minor defects in front joint).
According to a note in the book THE BINDING IS POSSIBLY BY RICHARD SEDGLEY. Fourth edition. Wing P2035.
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