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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender
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Buchanan, George (1506-1582) Ane Detectiovn of the Duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, Touchand the Murder of hir Husband, and hir Consp

$10,455$8,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Buchanan, George (1506-1582) Ane Detectiovn of the Duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, Touchand the Murder of hir Husband, and hir Conspiracie, Adulterie, and Pretensed Mariage with the Erle Bothwell. London: Printed by John Day, [1571]. First edition, small octavo, a translation in Scots dialect, possibly by Thomas Wilson, of De Maria Scotorum Regina, bound in contemporary limp parchment tooled in gilt with a crowned Tudor rose and the initials "A.G." on both covers, inside a gilt-ruled compartment with fleur-de-lis tooled at each corner, lacking ties, housed in a custom clamshell box, 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.

A-Y4 (final leaf, Y4, blank and present, with evidence of bearers).
http://estc.bl.uk/S106062
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Keywords

tudor rose, Thomas Wilson, John Day, Maria Scotorum Regina, Marie Quene, London