Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    John Strype. The History Of The Life and Acts Of the Most Reverend Father in God, Edmund Grindal, The First Bishop of London, and the Second Archbishop of York and Canterbury succesively, in the Reign of Q. Elizabeth...To which is Added, An Appendix of Original Mss... London: John Wyat & John Hartley, 1710. Krown & Spellman retail: $375. First Edition. Folio. 2 pts. in 1 vol. ¹1,A2,a-c2,d1,B-4L2,4M1;A-2G2,2F1. [2],xviii,176,181-8,185-314;32,37-108,[5],[1]pp. Contemporary paneled calf, re-backed, gilt decorations on spine, title on red leather label, covers scuffed, finely written manuscript note on Grindall on verso of (c)1 and verso of t.p., some foxing and age toning. Lacks portrait, t.p. in red and black. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: John Strype (1643-1787), clergyman, was a close friend of  one William Hicks, the heir of Sir Michael Hicks, the secretary to Lord Burghley, and as such inherited a vast collection of manuscripts and letters from which the present offering took shape.  Although his literary style is criticized as unskillful, Strype's vast accumulations of facts and documents regarding 16th century political and ecclesiastical England are an invaluable source for those studying the period.         ESTC n8489.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    29th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 96

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 5 days left to consign to the 2021 March 23 Casey Key Beachfront Estate Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search