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Weever, John
Ancient Funeral Monuments Weever 1631 Tombs Canterbury London Norwich
h1 {color:darkred; font-family:arial; font-size:large;}p {color:black; font-family:arial; font-size:medium; line-height:1.1; margin:0.2em;}Ancient Funerall Monuments Within the United Monarchie of Great Britaine, Ireland, and the Islands Adjacent, with the Dissolved Monasteries Therein Contained: their Founders, and What Eminent Persons Have Beene in the Same Interred.... Author: Weever, John Published: London; Thomas Harper, 1631 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good (please see full item description for details) Description: First edition. 4to., [xvi] 871 [14 index] pp, extra engraved title page by Thomas Cecil, eighteen woodcut illustrations (six full-page). Foliation can be supplied upon request. Text is printed within a ruled frame, with headpieces, tailpieces, and floriated initials. Contemporary full polished calf with hand-tooled decorative borders in blind to both boards, six raised bands, red morocco label with gilt lettering on backstrip, edges speckled red. A good copy, internally bright and crisp with light scattered foxing, lacks the portrait of John Weever but has the extra engraved title-page and original index, the original title-page appears to have been carefully cut along the margins and mounted on what was formerly the ffep, the engraved title-page is similarly mounted on a blank leaf from the book that has been detached and slipped in, covers are rubbed and scuffed, joints are shaken and split though still attached .Notwithstanding these defects, the contents are clean, intact, and very good. In addition to being a discourse on its subject, this work is a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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