London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
BULWER, John (fl. 1648-1654). Chirologia; or the naturall language of the hand ... whereunto is added Chironomia: or, the art of manuall rhetoricke. London: printed by Tho. Harper, and are to be sold by Henry Twyford, 1644. 2 parts, 8°. Engraved titles by William Marshall, additional printed titles, 6 engraved plates, with final errata. (Sheet with bookplate pasted on verso of title, outer margin of first engraved title partly torn away without affecting image, margins of printed title a little frayed and with one clean closed tear, title browned and lightly soiled, second half of book and plates waterstained, outer margin of 2 plates trimmed with loss of border of plates, light browning and soiling). Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked, very rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Thomas Harris (ownership inscription on verso of engraved title, dated 1813); Reuben Melmoth (bookplate on verso of title). Wing B5462/5466.
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