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25 October 2007
SPELMAN, Sir Henry (1594-1643). Glossarium archiaologicum: continens Latino-barbara, peregrina, obsoleta, & novatae significationis vocabula. London: T. Braddyll for R. Wilde, 1687. 2° (353 x 221mm). Title printed in red and black (last few leaves very lightly spotted). Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked). Provenance: Bickford Dunpland (19th-century signature at head of title); G.W. Prothero (bookplate).
SPELMAN, Sir Henry. Aelfredi Magni ... vita tribus libris comprehensa. Oxford: Sheldonian, 1678. 2° (405 x 245mm). Engraved device on title, 2 plates of portraits and 5 of coins (small hole in title affects 2 letters, margins of title and some preliminaries frayed, a little soiling and discolouration). Modern yellow buckram, uncut. Wing S4934.
With 6 other similar works including Leges Anglo-Saxonicae ecclesiasticae & civiles (London, 1721), De antiquitate Britannicae ecclesiae (Hanau, 1605) and James Ussher's Britannicarum ecclesiarum antiquitates (London, 1687). (8)
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