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SPEED, John.

The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans.

SPEED, John.

The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. London: Printed by John Dawson, for George Humble, 1632

Description

Third edition, "revised, enlarged, and newly corrected". Folio. (xx), 1042 pp, 1043-1086 ff, 1087-1237, (85) pp. 19th century black half morocco over cloth boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to two panels and dated to the foot, early ownership inscription to the title page crossed out by an old hand. Frontispiece portrait of the author plus numerous illustrations of crests, coins and pedigrees in the text. Margins of three leaves trimmed with slight loss to the printed marginalia, but not the main body of text, frontispiece sometime skilfully laid down, slight wear to one board, a very good copy.

Bibliography

STC, 23049.

Price

£1500.00