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ROPER, William (c.1498-1578). Vita D. Thomae Mori. [Oxford: no printer], 1716. 8°. Engraved title with a view of London and a portrait, both by M. Burghers, text in English and Latin (a little light browning and spotting). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Provenance: 'Bought at Sir Clement Cottrell's Sale March 10th 1764. 12s-6d' (inscription on an endpaper); John Homfray of Merton College Oxford (armorial bookplate); Henry Hobhouse (armorial bookplate). ONE OF 148 COPIES.
ALURED of Beverley. Annales, sive Historia de gestis regum Britanniae, edited by Thomas Hearne. Oxford: Sheldonian, 1716. 8°. (Lightly browned throughout). Contemporary red morocco gilt (rubbed, upper cover detached).
With 13 other works, for the most part attractively bound, in 16 volumes. (18)
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