London, South Kensington
22 November 2002
STOW, John (?1525-1605). A Survay of London, London: J. Windet, 1603. 4° (174 x 131mm.). Small woodcut device on title, errata leaf at end. (Top margins cut close with several headlines shaved or cropped, some browning). 18th-century sheep. (Worn). Provenance: George Berners (late 17th-century signature on title). Second edition. STC 23343.
BACON, Francis (1561-1626). The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall, London: J. Beale, 1639. 4° (179 x 136mm.). Title within a typographical border, final blank with a list of contents in a contemporary hand. (Top margins at the beginning stained, occasional light browning and spotting). 19th-century half cloth. Provenance: John Worth (near-contemporary signature on title). STC 1151.
With 6 other books including Christopher Marlowe's The Life of Tamerlane the Great (London, 1653). (8)
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