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  1. First edition; 4 parts in 2 vols, folio (31 x 20 cm); folding engraved chronological table at beginning of volume one, numerous engravings throughout, many full-page, some double-page and folding, engraved title pages to each part, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials, a few marginal repairs to volume one, some damp-staining, leaves toned, occasional foxing, some leaves trimmed; later full brown morocco, spine gilt in compartments, gilt lettering to spine, all edges red, marbled endpapers, corners slightly rubbed, presented in a modern green cloth slipcase; [2], 206, [6], 788, [10]; [2], 277, 191, [12]pp.

    £22,500
  2. 24mo (11.3 x 5.5 cm); engraved general title depicting Moses, David and the Evangelists, New Testament title page dated 1653, Book of Psalms title dated 1654, previous ownership inscriptions to first 4 leaves, slight toning to leaves, minor soiling to D1-D3; contemporary black morocco, spine and covers richly gilt, some worm damage to upper cover, corners slightly rubbed, all edges gilt, overall a very good example.

    £2,250
  3. 8vo; title printed in red and black, rubricated throughout, extra title for Book of Psalms, light toning to leaves, prayer pasted to verso of front free endpaper; contemporary black morocco, elaborately gilt with central device to both covers, spine with 5 raised bands, elaborately gilt in compartments, light rubbing to extremities, marbled endpapers, overall a very good copy.

    £750
  4. First edition; small 4to (18.7 x 14 cm); cancel title a variant of the fifth state (Lowndes' and Grolier's seventh) with 'Angel' in the imprint in Roman type (this copy with commas after 'Helder' and 'Angel', and 'Little Brittain' hyphenated), A2r with 'The Printer to the Reader' text with 3-line variant, title and text within ruled border, woodcut headpieces and initials opening each book, occasional neat repairs to margins, light wear to lower edge of Ff2, some minor soiling to margins, partly washed; later full brown morocco, gilt lettering to spine, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, overall a very good copy; collation: A4 (without blank A1 after cancel title), a4, Aa-Tt4, Vv2.

    £32,500
  5. Second edition in English; folio, (33 x 22.5 cm); woodcut vignette to title, inscription to title upper margin 'Jno Poley de Boxted 1711', contemporary neat annotation to front blank (a short biography of Augustine), occasional dust-soiling; near-contemporary speckled calf, blindstamped initials 'W.P.' to front board, some light wear, lacking rear endpaper, front free endpaper wormed and soiled to margins, front hinge cracked, otherwise a remarkably fresh example; [20], 861 [i.e. 860], [4]pp.

    £9,500
  6. Hand-coloured engraved double-page map, English text on verso, inset views of The Royal Palaces of Richmond and Nonsuch (now demolished) in upper corners; 510 x 380mm; framed: 440 x 560 mm.

    £1,250
  7. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, with cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 56 cm.

    £2,500
  8. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, with cartouches for the title, dedication and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 57.5 cm.

    £1,750
  9. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, with sea monsters, a sailing ship, two wind roses, two cartouches and the volcano Hekla, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49.2 x 59 cm.

    £750
  10. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 56 cm.

    £2,500
 

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