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Store-house of similes, 1658  

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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

Spencer, John


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



[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

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

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