London, South Kensington
27 November 1992
LOVELL, William. The Duke's Desk Newly Broken Up; wherein is discovered Divers Rare Receipts of Physick and Surgery, London, for John Garway, 1661, sm. 8°, second London edition, title with woodcut borders (holed with severe loss almost throughout and badly crinkled) [Wing 3247A]; The Queen's Remedies Communicated to this Our English Nation ... Discovering Divers Infirmities in Mans Body, London, for F. Coles, 1664, sm. 8°, woodcut title surround (badly crinkled, some extreme loss with later leaves in shreds), contemporary limp vellum; sold not subject to return.
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The inside of the vellum binding contains part of a letter indistinctly signed, and undated, concerning Sir Anthony Ashley (1551-1627), the author of "The Mariner's Mirrour of Navigation" (1588) and voyager with Francis Drake.
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