Lot 19 of 145:
Browne's Works, First Collected Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
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$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Works of the learned Sr Thomas Brown, Kt.

Author:
Browne, Thomas

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Basset et al.

Date:
1686

Description:
Four works in 1. [xviii], 316, [12]; [xiv], 102; [8], 52; [vi], 68, 99-103, [1] blank, [3], [1] blank pp. Frontispiece portrait, 1 plate, lead title printed in red and black, numerous wood-engraved text decorations. (4to) 12¼x7, rebound in full calf, with raised bands and hand-tooled panels, gilt lettered morocco spine label, sprinkled edges. First Collected Edition. Contains: Pseudodoxia Epidemica; Religio Medici; Hydriotaphia; or, Urn-Burial together with the Garden of Cyrus; Miscellaneous tracts. Each part has a separate dated title page and pagination. Wing B5150.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine sunned; endpapers replaced; small library stamps of the Westminster Libraries on frontispiece and title page, accession stamp on title-page verso, other small library stamps and numbers throughout; marginal marks in pencil; rear hinge cracked, otherwise very good.


 
Item number:
195366
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