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Maimbourg, Louis. THE HISTORY OF THE LEAGUE. TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH … BY MR. DRYDEN. London: Flesher, 1684. 8vo. Engraved frontis, [60], 524, 731-966, 49, [43] pp. (Text continuous despite pagination, see ESTC R25491.) Period 1/2 calf over marbled boards, rebacked in period style and with original title label laid on, light loss at corners. Very light occasional foxing and mild/consistent age-toning, overall a rather clean and Very Good example. ************************************* First edition. Provenance: Signed on title by Elizabeth Vesey (1715-1791), also with two clippings to pastedown noting the Vesey provenance. Vesey was an Irish intellectual credited with the founding of the Bluestockings. As noted on the pastedown, she was friends with various influential figures including Laurence Sterne, Horace Walpole, Goldsmith, and others. [Wing M292]

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Maimbourg. History of the League

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 5, 2016
4705 Northside Drive
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Macon, GA 31210
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