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Eikon Basilike
John Williams 1649. later edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition of the 24mo (10cms x5cms) John William's Eikon (3rd edition of all published). A1, frontispiece with emblematic crown (verso is explanation) A2 title in red and black (epitaph to verso), A3 contents, pp175 + pp10 "His Majecties Prayers". Additional engraved portrait (smaller) of Charles II aged 19 ("natus may 29 1630, aetatis suae 19") {uniquely?} bound in between pp 150 and 151.& Full contemporary brown calf, gilt motifs to corners and spine, rubbed and worn but still very firm and solid bindings (unusually no loose leaves). Not as close trimmed as many copies. Previous owners' contemporary ownership manuscripts tipped in.
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