HOLINSHED (RAPHAEL)] The First and Second [ and Third] Volumes of Chronicles, IN 2 VOL., 1587
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HOLINSHED (RAPHAEL)] The First and Second [ and Third] Volumes of Chronicles, IN 2 VOL., 1587
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,303) inc. premium

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[HOLINSHED (RAPHAEL)]
The First and Second [ and Third] Volumes of Chronicles, 3 vol. in 2, black letter, double column, general titles and 3 parts titles within wide woodcut borders, woodcut device on colophon leaves, general title to volume 3 supplied in facsimile (bound with duplicate title to volume 2), first two general titles laid down, without 2 blanks in volume one, duplicate of 6 leaves (6N1-6) in volume 3, one margin repaired, short marginal tear to one leaf, small rusthole in one margin, a few leaves in volume 3 with very light dampstain, but generally a good clean copy with wide margins, a couple of neat pen annotations ("A tedious ffoole in Print" and "A most impertinent coxcombe" in the section on Scotland), blindstamp on 4 leaves, eighteenth-century calf gilt, gilt morocco lettering label on spines, rubbed, with some loss to extremities of spines, joints weakened, [STC 13569], folio (355 x 230mm.), folio, [John Harrison, George Bishop and others, January 1587]
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