GODWIN, FRANCIS. 1562-1633.
Annales of England. Containing the Reignes of Henry the Eighth. Edward the Sixt. Queene Mary. London: Printed by A. Islip and W. Stansby, 1630.
Small folio (275 x 183 mm). §4 A-2I4 2K6 2L-2O4 (2P)1 2P-2T4 2V6 (-§1, 2V6, blanks). General title and two section titles in decorative woodcut borders. Three engraved portraits. Early full morocco gilt-ruled and with corner fleurons. Title borders shaved, intermittent toning, lacking first and last blanks, rebacked, spine rubbed.
Provenance: armorial bookplate to title verso (and another label removed); "T B" (initials to covers) Trinity College, Cambridge (armorial bookplate).
Attractive copy, complete with all three royal portraits. The Henry VIII portrait (on A4v) is signed "T. Cecill sculp." but the others are unsigned. STC 11947.
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