11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Leland, John (c. 1503-1552) Antiquarii de Rebus Britannicis Collectanea. Ex Autographis Descripsit ediditque Tho. Hearnius

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Leland, John (c. 1503-1552) Antiquarii de Rebus Britannicis Collectanea. Ex Autographis Descripsit ediditque Tho. Hearnius. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1715.
First edition; one of 150 copies; six titles in five volumes, in full contemporary sprinkled calfskin, fresh and intact throughout the set; with folding plates, and engravings and woodcuts in the text.
Together with: Leland's Commentarii de Scriptoribus Britannicis. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1709. First edition, two volumes, contemporary paneled calf, rebacked, corners chipped and strengthened, later endpapers, contents spotted.
Estimate $300-400

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