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HERNE, Samuel
Domus Carthusiana: Or, an Account of the most Noble Foundation of the Charter-House near Smithfield in London. Both Before and since the Reformation. With the Life and Death of Thomas Sutton Esq, the Founder thereof. And his last Will and Testament
London: Richard Marriott and Henry Brome, 1677. 287 p. 20 cm full leather with raised bands and some gold impressing remaining on spine. Includes two engravings. Head and tail of spine chipping, cracking at front hinge. Both hinges loose but still intact. Most corners worn as is fore-edge of front board. Bookplate for "Bridgewater Library" inside front cover. Endpapers partly missing. Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Sutton missing. First and last pages chipped. Ink notation near front. Moderate foxing. Small chips from 141-144. Label on front endpaper and stamp at rear. Sir Thomas Sutton (1532-1611) was an English civil servant and businessman as well as being the founder of Charterhouse School. Charterhouse Square, Smithfield is one of the original nine great English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act of 1868 and still exists today. Fair. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Attic Books (ABAC, ILAB) [London, ON, Canada]

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