21st July 2021
STOW, John. The Abridgement or Summarie of the English Chronicle, first collected by master John Stow, and after him augmented with sundry memorable Antiquities. London: E.H. Gentleman, for the Companie of Stationers, . Small 8vo (142 x 86mm.) Black letter, title with woodcut border, woodcut initials and ornaments. (Spotting to B8-C1, trimming and some soiling to margins, especially Cc1-Cc5, Ttl blank, pencil scoring throughout and annotations, blanks replaced, front blank loose, lacking A1, the blank(?)) 18th century calf (upper cover detached, worn). Provenance: John L. Bishop (bookplate to front pastedown).
Hammer price: £400
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