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Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641) The Life of Merlin, Sirnamed Ambrosius.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641) The Life of Merlin, Sirnamed Ambrosius. London: by Okes, sold by Emery, 1641.
First edition, quarto, engraved frontis opposite title, bound in sheep boards, rebacked, some staining and spotting to interior pages, later endleaves, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Heywood was an actor, playwright, and author of prose works. In this book, he writes a history of the English kings, followed by interpretations of prophecies made by Merlin.
Estimate $600-800

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