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    [John Shirley]. The Life of The Valiant & Learned Sir Walter Raleigh. London: 1677. First octavo edition.


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    [John Shirley]. The Life of The Valiant & Learned Sir Walter Raleigh. London: Shirley and Tonson, 1677. First octavo edition (and first separate) edition. Small octavo. 243, [1, publisher's ads] pages. Complete with Imprimatur leaf. Later half black calf over marbled boards, spine ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, marbled endleaves. Binding somewhat worn, hinges starting, ink ownership markings on title-page, text somewhat toned and foxed. Still, a very good copy.

    First printed in Raleigh's History of the World (London, 1677), this octavo edition corrects several errors made in that edition.

    Sabin 67567.



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