07-20-2018 07-20-2018
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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender
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Pettus, Sir John (1613-1690) Fodinae Regales. Or the History, Laws and Places of the Chief Mines and Mineral Works in England, Wales, a

$4,920$4,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Pettus, Sir John (1613-1690) Fodinae Regales. Or the History, Laws and Places of the Chief Mines and Mineral Works in England, Wales, and the English Pale in Ireland. As also of the Mint and Mony. London: Printed by H[enry] L[loyd] and R[obert].B[attersby] for Thomas Basset at the George in Fleetstreet, near Cliffords Inne, 1670. First edition, small folio, author portrait frontispiece opposite typographical title, text engravings of coats of arms of the Society of the Mines Royal, and the Society for the Mineral and Battery Works (both given by Queen Elizabeth in 1568) on pages 22 and 23; two full-page engravings of mines; bound in full modern calf by Bayntun of Bath, contents crisp, 11 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.

[pi]2, A-L2, M4, N-Z2, Aa-Ii2.
http://estc.bl.uk/R190
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Keywords

Elizabeth, John, Thomas Basset, Wales, Bath, London, United Kingdom