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Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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

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Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for the King of Spaine Declaring the State of England. London: Imprinted by I. Vautrollier for Richard Field, 1588. First edition, quarto, one of several variants printed in the same year, a contemporary account of the defeat of the Spanish Armada, printer's device on title.
[Bound with] Certaine Advertisements Out of Ireland, Concerning the Losses and Distresses Happened to the Spanish Navie, upon the West coastes of Ireland, London: Imprinted by I. Vautrollier for Richard Field, 1588; bound by Lloyd of London in later full gilt parchment over boards, rebacked, a.e.g., title page with light even overall gray discoloration, contents not similarly affected, 7 x 5 in.

A-E4, F2; A-B4, [C]2.
http://estc.bl.uk/S108407
Estimate $12,000-15,000


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William Cecil, Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour, London, France, United Kingdom, England, Richard Field, Spanish Armada

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