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    Wheler, Robert Bell. History and Antiquities of Stratford-Upon-Avon: Comprising A description of Collegiate Church, The Life of Shakspeare, And Copies of several Documents relating to him and his Family, never before printed; With a Biographical Sketch of Other Eminent Characters, Natives of, or who have resided in Stratford. To which is added, a particular Account of the Jubilee, Celebrated at Stratford, in Honour of our immortal Bard. By R. B. Wheler. Embellished with Eight Engravings. Stratford Upon-Avon: J. Ward, [1806]. Krown & Spellman Retail: $250. First edition. 8vo. in 4s. [Π4], A-2F4. [6], ii, 229, [3]p. 1/2 calf, marbled boards, corners worn, hinges creased. Gilt decorative bands, title in gilt lettering. Marble edges, bookplate on front paste-down of Isabelle Brown. Foxing with occasional dampstain; stamps of Francis Bacon Library. 8 engraved sepia plates by F. Eginton after Wheler... From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    December, 2014
    11th Thursday
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