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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

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 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: Vautrollier, 1585. Folio, four parts in one volume, translated into English by Meredith Hammer, 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 gilt tool on both boards, boards also decorated with gilt stamps in each compartment, ruled in gilt, minor repairs to corners and spine ends, later endpapers, original silk ties missing, in a good state of preservation, front joint slightly cracked, later label on spine, bookplate of Sir Charles Grave Hudson (1730-1813) pasted inside front board, 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

*6, A-Z6 (R4 blank and present), Aa-Xx6, Yy4 (Yy4 blank and present), Zz6, Aaa-Eee6 (Ddd6 blank and present), Fff4.


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Charles Grave Hudson, Eusebius Pamphili, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Bookplate, Caesarea, Caesarea in Palaestina, Endpaper, Eusebius, Gilt, Publishing, Visual arts, London

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