[EVELYN, JOHN]. The History of the three late famous impostors, viz. Padre Ottomano, Mahomed Bei, and Sabatai Sevi...the Last, the suppos'd Messiah of the Jews. [London:] for Henry Herringman, 1669. 8vo, green morocco gilt, g.e., by Riviere, a few headlines cropped, a few slight stains. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on first blank fly-page "Ra. Bathurst donu[m] Cl. Authoris 69", title ruled in red, errata corrected in ink throughout by a contemporary hand, marginal references to Rycaut in EVELYN'S HAND on A2V and H8. Wing E-3490; Keynes 59.
Ralphe Bathurst (1620-1704), founding member of the Royal Society, friend of Evelyn and tutor to his son -- Dudley C. Marjoribanks, bookplate.