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Abbot, George (1562-1633) Cases of Impotency and Divorce, as Debated in England, In that remarkable Tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of

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2764B
Lot:
112
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$1,107$900

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Abbot, George (1562-1633) Cases of Impotency and Divorce, as Debated in England, In that remarkable Tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years of Marriage, commenc'd a Suit against him for Impotency. London: printed and sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1737.
First edition (two editions appear in ESTC, which appear to be identical, each shows only one location worldwide: McMaster University, and the Library of Congress), three 12mo volumes, frontispiece opposite title in volumes one and three; bound in uniform calf, a.e.g.; bindings worn, boards mostly detached, some stains to text leaves, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (3)

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $300-500

I:A4, B-I12; II: [pi] (title), B-N12, O6; III: A6 (frontis, title, 3 leaves preface, one leaf contents), (a)-(b)12, B-G12, B12, C6.


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Robert Earl, United Kingdom, Frances Howard, London, Library of Congress, McMaster University, Congress, Charles S. Dixwell

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