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Mayerne, Louis Turquet de
THE GENERALL HISTORIE OF SPAINE... Written in French by Lewis de Mayerne Turquet, Unto the Yeare 1583: Translated Into English, and Continued Unto These Times by Edward Grimeston, Esquire
Printed by A. Islip and G. Eld, 1612. First English language edition. Full Calf. Folio. (8),1380,(28)pp. Index. The first leaf, a blank, is lacking. Title within a fine woodcut border. Cont. full calf, both covers with the gilt arms of the Order of the Garter. Red morocco spine label, Spine extremities a bit chipped, front hinge with short splits at top & bottom but boards are quite sound. Very scarce in an original binding. Good +. The first English edition of this massive history of Spain. Sabin 47118. STC 17747. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Golden Door Books (blueturtle405) [Santa Monica, California, United States]
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