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    Sir Samuel Romilly's Copy, Signed by Him

    Thomas Moore. The Historie of the Pitifull Life, and Unfortunate Death of Edward the Fifth, and the then Duke of Yorke His Brother... London: Printed by Thomas Payne for the Company of Stationers, 1641.

    First edition. Twelvemo. viii, 461 pages. Lacks portrait frontispiece.

    Full calf with gilt spine titles. Rebacked. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear to binding. Slight marginal loss to the title page. Toning throughout. Three bookplates and an 1849 ownership inscription detailing the purchase of this book at auction. A very good copy, with Samuel Romilly's ownership signature on a front blank.


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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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