FROISSART (JEAN) Here Begynneth the Fyrst Volum [the thirde and fourthe boke] of Syr Johan Froyssart: of the Cronycles of Englande, Fraunce, Spayne, Portyngale, Scotlande, Bretaynge, Flaunders: and other Places Adioynynge. Translated out of Frenche into our Materall Englysche Tonge by Johan Bouchier Knyghte Lorde Berners, 2 works in one vol.
Lot 79
FROISSART (JEAN) Here Begynneth the Fyrst Volum [the thirde and fourthe boke] of Syr Johan Froyssart: of the Cronycles of Englande, Fraunce, Spayne, Portyngale, Scotlande, Bretaynge, Flaunders: and other Places Adioynynge. Translated out of Frenche into our Materall Englysche Tonge by Johan Bouchier Knyghte Lorde Berners, 2 works in one vol.
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 4,978) inc. premium
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FROISSART (JEAN)
Here Begynneth the Fyrst Volum [the thirde and fourthe boke] of Syr Johan Froyssart: of the Cronycles of Englande, Fraunce, Spayne, Portyngale, Scotlande, Bretaynge, Flaunders: and other Places Adioynynge. Translated out of Frenche into our Materall Englysche Tonge by Johan Bouchier Knyghte Lorde Berners, 2 works in one vol., black letter, double column, titles printed within woodcut borders, woodcut Tudor royal arms on verso of title-pages and verso of final leaf of each volume, large woodcut initials, lacks 2 leaves (3Oiv & v) in volume 2, title to volume one repaired at inner margin, Aii repaired at foremargin, 2 tiny womholes to opening 6 leaves, volume 2 with final leaf (3O8) with loss (replaced in pen facsimile), single small wormhole to Bi-Liii, Avi and Liv repaired at margins, small hole just touching 2 letters of Mii, tear without loss to Mv, approximately 300 leaves (throughout) with lower forecorner repaired, blank fore-corner of approximately 300 leaves (throughout) repaired, JOHN BURNS' COPY with his ownership inscription (December, 1917), library label of George Dunn of Woolley Hall, contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, rebacked in modern morocco [STC 11396.5, 11397a], folio (318 x 215mm.), [colophon]: In Fletestrete at the sygne of the George by [Richard Redman, c.1535, and] Wyllyam Myddylton, [1542?]; [Richard Pynson, August, 1525]
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