19 June 2007
LLOYD, Lodowick. The Consent of Time, Disciphering the errors of the Grecians in their Olympiads, the uncertaine computation of the Romanes in their Penteterydes and building of Rome, of the Persians in the accompt of Cyrus, and of the vanities of the Gentiles in fables of antiquities, disagreeing with the Hebrewes, and with the Sacred Histories in consent of time. London: George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, 1590.
4o (204 x 157 mm). Contemporary gilt vellum, sides with single-fillet borders, floral cornerpieces, centering the royal arms of Queen Elizabeth I, spine gilt-ruled and lettered, edges gilt, silk ties. Provenance: Christie-Miller at Britwell Court; John Hely-Hutchinson; Cornelius J. Hauck (bookplate, purchased from Harry A. Levinson, 1956).
FIRST EDITION, in a fine binding bearing the royal arms of Queen Elizabeth I. See Davenport English Heraldic Bookstamps 156. STC 16619.
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