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Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke
Earl Philip Yorke's 1704 HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MEXICO Book owned by Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke
1704. Cover and first few pages loose. Estate Sale Find! Amazingly... this book originally owned by Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. (See photo of bookplate.) In addition this 1704 book is rare in it's own right. Listed on Ebay and Abe's books in $1,000 range. When you combine the provenance of who owned it with how rare the book is you have quite a valuable artifact. Cover and first couple pages detached. Some pages show foxing but other pages are spotless. See photos for how nice the maps looks. Imprenta de Antonio Gonçalez Reyes, a costa de Diego Lucas Ximenez y Francisco Laso, Mercadres Second Edition Madrid 1704. Loose Title printed in red and black. Scarce original vellum. There are 2 maps, 4 fold out pages with 2 double fold outs and one engraving.
Bookseller: Bayside Cards and Collectibles (baysidescribe) [Malibu, California, US]
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