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Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364) Polycronicon. Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 Continuation by William Caxton.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
90
Estimate:
$15,000 - $25,000

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

Description:

Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364) Polycronicon. Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 Continuation by William Caxton. Southwark: Peter Treveris for John Reyne, 1527. Folio, title printed in red and black with woodcut bust of Henry VIII, half-page woodcut of St. George and the dragon, Reyne's device, numerous woodcut initials, six small woodcut illustrations, one full-page woodcut illustration of a battle scene, historiated woodcut frame surrounding colophon, final quire possibly supplied from another copy; inscriptions to title, contemporary and later; collation: aa8, bb-hh6 (hh6 blank & present), a-y8, z6, A-S8, T6, U8; bound in later full calf, good, early ownership inscription of Robert Church, with inscriptions in Greek on title and later ownership inscriptions of the Hervey family, 11 x 7 1/2 in.

aa8, bb-hh6 (hh6 blank & present), a-y8, z6, A-S8, T6, U8.
http://estc.bl.uk/S119426
Estimate $15,000-25,000


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