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Drelincourt, Charles (1595-1669) The Christian's Defence against the Fears of Death , Manuscript, c. 1700.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Drelincourt, Charles (1595-1669) The Christian's Defence against the Fears of Death, Manuscript, c. 1700.
Small folio manuscript on laid paper, 402 numbered pages, lacking title and first five preliminary pages; text in a single column throughout, in a clear secretarial hand, black and brownish black ink throughout; contemporary provincial binding, alum-tawed thongs stabbed through the text block, blind tooled sheepskin, worn but structurally intact, pages thrown out, first and last few leaves torn with loss and stained, 12 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700


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