[SANDERSON, Sir William]. Aulicus Coquinariae: or a Vindication in answer to a pamphlet entituled The Court and Character of King James. London: for Henry Seile, 1650.
8° (142 x 87mm.). (Some leaves slightly soiled and spotted, lacks final ? blank leaf, a few minor tears). Red straight-grained morocco by R. de Coverley, covers with gilt fillet border and floral cornerpieces, spine gilt in compartments, g.e. Provenance: Mr. Cogan (presentation inscription from the author); Dominic Proud (inscription on p.86; Aikman (bookplate); Julian Marshall (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION WITH PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR on front end-paper 'For my worthy friend Mr Cogan. Sir, This passed the Presse ere I knew it out of my study; and so (without your favour) may want necessaries to give it reception, which in the next shall be supplied and then owned by me. Sir, your Affectionate Servant, W. Sanderson', with a 16-line postscript in the author's hand on last blank page. With an 11-line memorandum by Hepworth Dixon on the volume inserted at front. Wing S-645.