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Hacket, John (1592-1670) A Century of Sermons , Family Copy with a Brass Lock & Key.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Hacket, John (1592-1670) A Century of Sermons, Family Copy with a Brass Lock & Key. London: by Andrew Clark for Robert Scott, 1675. First edition, folio, printed posthumously, several Hacket family bookplates and inscriptions, lacking the portrait frontispiece; bound in full calf boards, rebacked, with substantial and well-crafted brass corner-pieces on fore-corners, front and back, and a large and substantial brass lock stamped and patented by S. Mordan & Co., London, with the key, 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

S. Mordan & Co. was originally founded by Sampson Mordan (1790-1843), a British silversmith who also co-invented the first patented mechanical pencil.

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Estimate $300-500


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