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Otia Sacra
London: Richard Cotes, 1648. First edition. Two parts in one, each with engraved title-pages by William Marshall, two additional full-page engravings and woodcut diagrams. [2], 143, 148-149, 146-147, 144-145, 150-174, [4] pp. 4to. Contemporary blind-ruled calf; upper joint cracked, small crack to lower joint, some minor loss at foot of spine. Half-morocco case, very light occasional spotting to a few margins, inscribed on blank recto of engraved title. First edition. Two parts in one, each with engraved title-pages by William Marshall, two additional full-page engravings and woodcut diagrams. [2], 143, 148-149, 146-147, 144-145, 150-174, [4] pp. 4to. Presentation inscription reads: "J. Warde Ex dono prenobil. ill: Com: Westmorland, Author. Robert Herrick appealed to the author to publish this volume of religious and occasional verse, referring to him in his own poetry as "Noble Westmorland." Wing W 1476; ESTC R226695. Provenance: John Fleming (Christie's, 1988, lot 362). From the library of Robert S. Pirie with his bookplate to front pastedown
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