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Eusebius Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea (260/265-339/340 AD) The Avncient Ecclesiasticall Histories of the First Six Hvndred Yeares after

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3269B
Lot:
92
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$1,107$900

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

Description:

Eusebius Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea (260/265-339/340 AD) The Avncient Ecclesiasticall Histories of the First Six Hvndred Yeares after Christ. London: Thomas Vautrollier, 1585. Folio, four parts in one volume, translated into English by Meredith Hanmer (1543-1604), woodcut device on title, woodcut initials and ornaments used throughout, with the three blank leaves R4, YY4 and Dddd6; bound in full contemporary calf with large central blind tool on both boards, original silk ties missing, binding worn, later label and date to spine, some worming, later pastedowns and endleaves, ex libris Jean Oliver with bookplate, contemporary inscriptions to title page and three British ownership inscriptions of two different owners: Thomas Carlton and another, all dated 1598 on verso of title and first leaf of the dedication, additional contemporary ownership inscriptions on divisional title to part three of the work, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.

*6, A-Z6 (R4 blank & present), Aa-Zz6 (Yy4 blank & present), Aaa-Eee6 (Ddd6 blank & present), Fff4.
http://estc.bl.uk/S121375
Estimate $400-600


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