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Brathwaite, Richard (1588-1673) Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-Mans Measures: Danced Naked by Twelve Satyres.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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

Description:

Brathwaite, Richard (1588-1673) Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-Mans Measures: Danced Naked by Twelve Satyres. London: Printed by [Richard Field] for Richard Whitaker, 1621. First edition, octavo, title printed within remarkable woodcut compartment depicting the dance described in the title; separate title pages for The Second Section, The Shepheards Tales, Omphale, and His Odes (collation continuous); rare, six U.S. copies listed in ESTC; bound in full crushed russet levant by Riviere, central gilt lozenge on each board, lettering to spine, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g.; ex libris John Camp Williams, with his diamond-shaped morocco book ticket, joints a bit dry, head and tail lightly rubbed, corners bumped, 6 1/4 x 4 in.

A4, B-R8, S4.
http://estc.bl.uk/S1516
Estimate $10,000-12,000


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Keywords

Richard Whitaker, John Camp Williams, Richard Field, London, United States, Dance, ESTC

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