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Sumptibus Societatis, Amsterdam 1714 - The second printing of the second edition, and as such the first continental edition. Page-identical to the first printing (Cambridge, 1713. For a very detailed and interesting description of this edition see Sothebys L5402/1524, the Macclesfield copy). (28), 484 S., (8) pp. foldout plate at p. 465, [as indicated on the plate in print) Collation a-c4 d2 A-Ppp4 Qqq2 leaves Cc3, Kk3 and all 4-leaves unsigned. Title printed in red and black. Large 4to. 260*200 mm UNCUT. Modern green calf with title in blind on spine. Pastedown endpaper renewed, flying endpapers with French notes in an old hand preserved. PROVENANCE: Old bookplate monogrammed FB at fpep. 14.6.06 Darmstadt (in ink) and Sotheran catalog 228 [1931] (in pencil) see notes at rpep. Minor browning varying per quire, possibly depending on the clealiness of the water used when manufactering the paper (even browning) or preparing the paper for printing (only type area browned). Honeyman 2305, being 228 mm at spine and thus much smaller than this copy. . Babson 12.622 [see Supplement 1955 p. 4], who calls this edition a fine example of bookmaking. 3 copies in NCC.
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