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Norton, Thomas (1532-1584) To the Quenes Majesties Poore Deceiued Subiectes of the North Countrey, Drawen into Rebellion by the Earles

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Norton, Thomas (1532-1584) To the Quenes Majesties Poore Deceiued Subiectes of the North Countrey, Drawen into Rebellion by the Earles Northumberland and Westmoreland. London: Imprinted by Henrie Bynneman, for Lucas Harrison, 1569. One of three issues published in 1569, small octavo, the Huth copy (sold July 11, 1917, lot 5359), bound in 19th century red straight-grained morocco, cathedral style (some side notes and headlines cropped); ex libris Miss Richardson Currer, with her bookplate facing Huth's leather ticket on ffep; ex libris Sir Mathew Wilson, with his bookplate below Huth's; rare, three U.S. copies listed in ESTC, 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.

This small work was published at the height of the Revolt of the Northern Earls, an unsuccessful attempt by Catholic nobles from Northern England in 1569 to depose Queen Elizabeth I and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots.

A-C8, D4.
http://estc.bl.uk/S121955
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Mathew Wilson, Mary, Lucas Harrison, Richardson Currer, 2nd millennium, Bookplate, Ex Libris, Huth, Information science, Libris, Rising of the North, London, United Kingdom, United States

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