[HOLINSHED, Raphael (d.1580?). The firste volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland.] London: [by Henry Bynneman] for John Harrison, 1577. One volume only, containing parts of "The Historie of Scotlande", "The Historie of England" and "The Seconde Booke of the Description of Britain" only, 8° (275 x 188mm). "Historie of Scotlande" with woodcut title, numerous woodcuts in the text (pp. 57-126 of the "Historie of England", pp. 17-289 of "The Historie of Scotland" and pp. 1-512 of "The Second Booke of the Description of Britain" only, lacking everything else, a few margins crudley repaired, some browning and soiling, a few tears, some with loss but mostly clean, cropped with loss of a few letters of shoulder notes). 18th-century calf (worn).
[RASTELL, William (editor). A Collection of all the Statutes, from the beginning of the Magna Charta, unto this present yeare ... 1568. London: Richard Totell, 1568]. 8° (239 x 160mm). (Lacking title, supplied in photocopy, margins of first and last leaf with laminated repairs, mainly marginal worming in last few leaves, lightly waterstained and browned). Contemporary blindstamped calf (rebacked, heavily rubbed, lacking clasps). STC9309. The lot sold not subject to return. (2)