Lot 219 of 302:
Store-house of similes, 1658  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Kaina kai palaia. Things New and Old. Or, a store-house of similies, sentences, allegories, apophthegms, adagies, apologues, divine, morall, politicall, &c. With their severall applications

Author:
Spencer, John

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed by W. Wilson and J. Streater, for John Spencer

Date:
1658

Description:

[14], 679, [1 blank], 35 pp. (folio) 33x20 cm (13x8"), period calf, rebacked with most of original spine strip laid on, morocco lettering piece. First Edition.

An astounding collection of historical, social, spiritual, and political trivia. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers rubbed, worn, corners replaced; front flyleaf final text leaf glued to inside of covers, not affecting any text on final page, which is blank; repairs/reinforcements to fore-edges of earlier leaves, hinges at front and rear repaired with cloth tape; good to very good condition


 
Item number:
301818
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