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Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books. London: Printed by Iohn Haviland, 1625. Octavo, woodcut printer's mark with flaming heart on title page, full-page woodcut of a poem in the form of an intricate knot, bound in full crushed navy blue morocco by Stikeman & Co., ornately gilt spine, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., 5 3/4 x 4 in.

A-Y8.
http://estc.bl.uk/S105932
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Keywords

Stikeman & Co., Culture, Gilt, Human behavior, Pastoral, William Browne, Y8, London

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