BACON (FRANCIS) Sylva Sylvarum... fifth Edition, 1639; and 3 others (4)
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BACON (FRANCIS) Sylva Sylvarum... fifth Edition, 1639; and 3 others (4)
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BACON (FRANCIS)
Sylva Sylvarum... fifth Edition, engraved portrait, additional engraved title, nice copy in contemporary black morocco, flat spine and sides ruled in gilt, g.e., rubbed [STC 1173; Gibson 175], William Lee, 1639--AMMIANUS (MARCELLINUS) The Roman Historie... Translated Newly into English... by Philemon Holland, loosely inserted a bifolium in an eighteenth-century hand of "old Words in Hollands trans", bookplates of the Earl of Cromer and Viscount Mersey, Quaritch collation note signed by E.M. Dring on rear pastedown, contemporary calf, gilt centrepiece on covers, minor wear [STC 17311], Adams Islip, 1609, small folio; and 2 others (4)
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