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Original Letters, Written during the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III. by various Persons of Rank or Consequence; Containing Many curious Anecdotes, relative to that turbulent and bloody, but hitherto dark, Period of our History; and Elucidating, not only Public Matters of State, but likewise the Private Manners of the Age: Digested in Chronological Order; with Notes, Historical and Explanatory; and Authenticated by Engravings of Autographs, Fac Similes, Paper-marks, and Seals.

By: FENN, John (1739-1794).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London:, G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1787.: 1787

Seller ID: LV1934


2 vols. 4to. lxxxvii, [1], 301, [1]; [iv], 363, [1] pp. Vol. I hand-colored frontispiece portrait of King Henry VI engraved by Thomas Cook after an original drawing taken between 1460-1470 in the possession of Fenn, additional hand-colored plate showing 5 badges of the House of Lancaster, 2 folding genealogical tables (constituting the top and bottom halves of the Paston family tree), Vol. II hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Charles and Margaret of Burgundy engraved by Thomas Cook after a stained glass window in the Dominican Church at St. Omer's, 16 numbered plates depicting signatures a... View more info

Music, Science and Natural Magic in Seventeenth-Century England.

By: GOUK, Penelope.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven:, Yale University Press, (1999).: 1999

Seller ID: BL2693

ISBN: 0300073836


Illus. appendix, bibliography, index. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth, dust jacket. Burndy Library bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0300073836 Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial, and Popular Antiquities. [2 volumes].

Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial, and Popular Antiquities. [2 volumes].

By: KNIGHT, Charles (1791-1873) [ed.].

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London:, James Sangster, [ca. 1854].: 1854

Seller ID: LV1937


2 volumes. 4to. [2], iv, [2], 392; v, [1], [1]-404 pp. Color frontispieces, indices, 2546 engraved figures, 10 [Vol. I], 9 [Vol. II] chromo-lithographic plates; plates stained especially at corners, Vol. I lower corner stain through p. ii, upper text margin stained from pp. 363 to end, Vol. II worming p. 265 to end (affecting margins of 3 plates, minor text loss pp. 283-298). Half gilt-stamped green morocco over marbled paper-backed boards; worn, spine heads torn, Vol. I lower front corner missing a piece, Vol. II front cover paper torn at right edge. Both volumes with ink holograph gift inscr... View more info