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PERRINCHIEF, Richard. BOUND IN SOMBRE BINDING.
ROYAL MARTYR: or, The Life and Death Of King Charles I. And Majesty in misery: or, An imploration to the King of Kings.
London, printed by J. M[acock]. for R. Royston, bookseller to His most Sacred Majesty, MDCLXXVI. [1676]. London, printed by J. M[acock]. for R. Royston, bookseller to His most Sacred Majesty, MDCLXXVI. [1676].. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION 1676. With a divisional title, "Majesty in misery: or, An imploration to the King of Kings", on A6 recto. 8vo, approximately 180 x 110 mm, 7 x 4¼ inches, engraved allegorical portrait frontispiece tipped onto free endpaper, outer edge folded in, pages: [16], 1-311, [9] last page is an advertisment, ruled in red throughout. BOUND IN A CONTEMPORARY SOMBRE BINDING IN FULL BLACK CALF, BLIND PATTERNS TO BOTH COVERS, MODERN REBACK, MARBLED END PAPERS, ALL EDGES BLACK. (See: The Henry Davis Gift, A Collection of Bookbindings, British Library, by Mirjam M. Foot, Volume 2, page 153 for a similar binding). Binding slightly rubbed, light scratches to upper cover, title page dusty, 3 pages have a tip of 1 corner missing, nowhere near text, slight chip to top edge of title page, the name R. White sculp., has been erased by slight damage from folding frontispiece, inner paper hinges cracked, 4 pages have a small pale stain, all text legible, 2 small closed edge tears neatly repaired, 1 small papwer fault, just running into text, no loss, occasional fox spot, otherwise a very good copy. ESTC36670 MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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