07-20-2018 07-21-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender
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Barleti, Marin (c. 1460-1512 or 1513) The Historie of George Castriot, Surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albanie.

$3,690$3,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Barleti, Marin (c. 1460-1512 or 1513) The Historie of George Castriot, Surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albanie. London: Imprinted for William Ponsonby, 1596. First edition in English, translation of Historia de Vita et Gestis Scanderbegi by Zachary Jones; engraved portrait of George Castriot, [aka Skanderbeg] (1405-1468) bound opposite the title; bound in full contemporary calf with gilt arms of Elizabeth I tooled on both boards, ex libris Boies Penrose II with armorial bookplate, additional Boies Penrose Old East India House bookplate; contemporary signatures of Gilbert Dethis, Knight, and Charles Harris on ffep; inner joints clumsily repaired with black leather, spine rebacked, corners repaired, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.

[para]2-8 (lacking initial blank [para]1), A-Z6, Aa-Vv6.
http://estc.bl.uk/S113043
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

William Ponsonby, George Castriot, Surnamed Scanderbeg, London, Zachary Jones