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    Joshua Barnes. The History of the That Most Victorious Monarch Edward IIId, King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland. And First Founder of the Most Noble Order of the Garter: Being a Full and exactly Account of the Life and Death and the Said King, Together with That of His Most Renowned Son Edward, Prince of Wales and of Aquitain Sirnamed the Black-Prince. Cambridge: Printed by John Hays for the Author, 1688.

    First edition. Folio. [16], iv, 911 pages. Title page printed in red and black. Portrait frontispiece and three engraved portraits

    Full polished calf, rebacked to style. Six raised bands with two gilt-stamped red leather title labels. Blind-stamped rules and decorations to boards. Leather is worn and scarred, with corners renewed. Hinges cracked, but binding quite sturdy. Pages bright. Bookplate of George Thornhill. Generally very good.

    ESTC R7544. Wing B871.


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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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