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Paris, Matthew and others
HISTORIA MAJOR Juxta Exemplar Londinense 1571, Verbatim Recusa. Et cum Rogeri Wendoveri, Willielmi Rishangeri, Authorisque Majori Minorique Historiis Chronicisque MSS... Editore Willielmo Wats..
Excudebat Richardus Hodgkinson, 1640. Folio (13-3/4" x 9-1/2"). 2 parts in 1 (Part 2 dated 1639). (48),1010,(126);310,(14)pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait (old paper repair in blank fore-margin). Title printed in red & black, with a woodcut device. Cont. calf, a bit worn, nicely rebacked, red morocco spine label. Title-page lightly spotted. Engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Edward Tumour of Hollingbury, dated 1705 on verso of title. Overall, a fine copy of the best Latin edition of this early English chronicle by Paris (ca. 1200-1253). STC 19210.
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