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7 June 2005
[UDALL, William]. The Historie of the Life and Death of Mary Stuart Queene of Scotland. London: J. Haviland for W. Sheares, 1636. 12°, additional engraved title by Marshall and a portrait, every page within a line-border (light browning, short tear in A12). 19th-century polished calf gilt (a little rubbed). Provenance: a few early 19th-century pencilled marginalia -- Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). Second edition. STC 24510.
SELDEN, John. Mare clausum seu de dominio maris libri duo. [Amsterdam?]: iuxta exemplar W. Stansbeii for R. Meighen, 1636. 2 parts in one volume, 8°, title printed in red and black, 2 full-page engraved maps in the text and several woodcut illustrations, 2 full-page (some staining and discolouration). Contemporary vellum (lightly soiled). Provenance: Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). Third edition. STC 22176.
With Robert Wittie's Scarbrough Spaw (London, 1660). (3)
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