John Stowe [Stow]. A Summarye of the Chronicles of Englande, from the first comminge of Brute into this Lande, unto this present yeare of Christ. 1570. Diligentlye collected, by John Stowe, Citizen of London. London: Thomas Marshe, 1570.

    Originally published in 1565, with this possibly the third edition. Sixteenmo. [xx], 413 leaves, [20], pages.

    Later nineteenth-century leather binding with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Wear to the extremities of the boards with a small three-quarter-inch split in the joint at the top of the front board. Text block trimmed with some professional repairs to a few pages. With a typed note mounted to the rear pastedown indicates this copy is from the library of J. O. Halliwell-Philipps, English author and book collector. All things considered, a handsome copy in very good condition.

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