07-23-2019 07-23-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender
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Burnet, Gilbert (1643-1715) The Memoires of the Lives and Actions of James and William, Dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald, &c.

$123$100
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Burnet, Gilbert (1643-1715) The Memoires of the Lives and Actions of James and William, Dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald, &c. London: Printed by J. Grover for R. Royston, 1677. Folio, one of two variants of the first issue, without the colon after "Scotland" on the title; engraved frontispiece of James, Duke of Hamilton by R. White bound opposite the title, the publishers intended to issue this title with Spottiswood's History of the Church and State of Scotland in the same year, the half-title reflects this, identifying The Memoires as "II part"; engraved portrait of Charles I by Faithorne bound before page 153, additional text portrait of Charles I on page 380, and a portrait of Hamilton by White on page 416; contemporary speckled English calf, rebacked, 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.

[pi]4, a7 (singlet Addenda leaf between a5 and a6), B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Iii4, Kkk6, Lll4.
http://estc.bl.uk/R15331
Estimate $200-300


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