11 - 13 July 2000
DRAYTON, Michael (1563-1631). A chorographicall description of all the tracts, rivers, mountains, forests, and other parts of this renowned isle of Great Britaine.. Divided into two Bookes. London: [Augustine Mathewes for] John Marriott, John Grismand and Thomas Dewe, 1622.
2 parts in one volume, 2° (277 x 182mm). Engraved additional title, portrait of Prince Henry, 30 double-page engraved maps. (Light surface rubbing to portrait, some light spotting.) Old calf, gilt (joints repaired but split, modern lettering-pieces). Provenance: William Craven (signatures and scibbles); John Craven (signatures and scibbles); C. Tonstall (signature and manuscript index); William Constable (armorial bookplate).
This copy has the third issue of the first title, second issue of the portrait, and first issue of the second part. STC 7227; 7229.
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