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    Holinshed's Massive Chronicle of England, Scotland and Ireland

    Raphael Holinshed. The firste volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande... London: Imprinted [by Henry Bynneman] for Lucas Harrison, 1577. Early edition, volume one only, one of four imprint variations from the first year of the book's printing. Folio. [2], 124 [i.e. 126], [1] leaves; 289, [1] pages; [8], 22 pages; 518, [26] pages; [2], 28 leaves; 115, [7] pages. First three preliminary leaves missing, including the general title page. One leaf missing in the Scotland section (perhaps a blank?). Final blank missing. Later suede binding with a red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Significant wear to the binding. Both boards detached. First two blanks partially detached; rear free endpaper detached. Bookplate and contemporary ownership inscription to front pastedown. Scattered soiling and foxing to text. Later gift notation to first page of text. Some small chips and marginal paper loss to some leaves. Overall, a fair copy of a desirable historical rarity. Sold with all faults. STC 13568.

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    Conteyning the and chronicles of England, from the first inhabiting unto the conquest. The description and chronicles of Scotland, from the first originall of the Scottes nation, till the yeare of our Lorde 1571. The description and chronicles of Yreland, likewise from the first originall of that nation, untill the yeare 1547.



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