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Booth, Stephen.
THE BOOK CALLED HOLINSHED'S CHRONICLES.
SF: Book Club of California, 1968. 9 x 14. 81 pages, tipped-in leaf. Quarter cloth & decorated boards, slightly faded on edges. Fine, with the prospectus, and the letter to sustaining members about these special copies. One of 5 copies (of 500) with a title page leaf. This handsome leaf is the title page for The Second Volume of Chronicles" dated 1586. It has an elaborate woodcut border. There is a one-inch closed tear at upper margin. Letter to Sustaining Members describes lottery for the 60 copies (5 copies with title pages at $100; 55 with headpieces & initial at $50). The regular copies were published at $30. Printed by Adrian Wilson with facsimiles of illustrations & decorations from the 1587 edition. Harlan 130. Disbound and Dispersed doesn't mention these special copies.
Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book [U.S.A.]

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