Leviathan, or, the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall and Civill, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with winged head ornament on title, additional engraved title laid down, folding letterpress table, occasional light spotting and browning, some restorations to titles, table and one or two other leaves, rust hole in B3 affecting 3 or 4 letters, some staining to I4, mainly light dampstaining affecting last few gatherings, early manuscript correction to line 11, p.285, old ownership inscription of R. H. Meyrick, St John's College, Cambridge, on inside front cover, contemporary ruled calf, rebacked [Wing H2246; Macdonald & Hargreaves 42; Pforzheimer 491; PMM 138], folio (279 x 180mm.), Andrew Crooke, 1651
- Please note that the engraved title is a later copy.
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