London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
[SAVILE, Henry] Rerum Anglicarum Scriptores post Bedam praecipui, ex vetustissimis codicibus manuscripts nunc primum in lucem editi, London: G. Bishop, R. Nuberie & R. Barker, 1596. 2° (318 x 210mm.), woodcut device on title, 4 divisional titles printed within elaborate woodcut borders, woodcut head- and tail- pieces and historiated initials, chronological tables at end (crude repair to title, some soiling or browning throughout, occasional print flaw occasionally affecting letters), contemporary blind-stamped calf (rebacked, extremities and boards rubbed); bookplate of Royal Military College, stamped with 'Sold by H.M. Stationery Office'. Brunet V, 156; Graves 1119; STC 21783; not in Cobham-Jeffery.
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