Title Anglica, Hibernica, Normannica, Cambrica, A Veteribus Scrita. Ex Quibus....Anonymus de Vita Gulielmi Conquestoris, Thomas V Walsingham, Thomas de la More, Gulielmus Gemiticensis, Giraldus Cambresis: Plerique nunc primum in lucem editi, ex Bibliotheca Guilielni Camdemi. Cum Indice, tum Verborum, tum Rerumin.
Publisher Claudij Marnij. Frankfurt. 1602
Seller ID 38641
First edition. Folio. [vi], 898pp + pp index. Wood-cut to title page. Wood-cut head and tail-pieces and initial letters plus a very attractive plate with wood-cut portraits of the seven Dukes of Normandy. Bound in full contemporary vellum with hand-written titles to head of spine, overlapping fore-edges. Small split in vellum at head of spine. All blanks before title page present. Some contemporary ink notes in marhins and underlining. With the armorial bookplate of Henry Drummond of Albury Park, Surrey. Pages sl. age-browned, bds. sl. marked overwise a clean and sound copy of this early history. Henry Drummond, (1786-1860), was a Historian, Politician, Theologian and the Sheriff of Surrey in 1826.
RARE and ANTIQUARIAN 17th Century History