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Bees.- Purchas (Samuel) A Theatre of Politicall Flying-Insects. Wherein Especially the Nature, the Worth, the Work, the Wonder, and the manner of Right-ordering of the Bee, is Discovered and Described, 2 parts in 1, first edition, titles within typographic borders, errata leaf c2, longitudinal half-title and blank leaf preceding title to part 2, early 20th century mottled calf, gilt, by Zaehnsdorf, spine gilt with red and green morocco labels, inner gilt dentelles, g.e., [Wing P4224; British Bee Books 35], small 4to, Printed by R. I. for Thomas Parkhurst, 1657.

⁂ A fine and complete copy of this work by the son of the author of Purchas his Pilgrimes of 1619.

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Bees.- Purchas (Samuel) A Theatre of Politicall

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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