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[Standish (Arthur)] The Commons Complaint, Wherein is Contained Two Speciall Grievances: The First, the Generall Destruction and Waste of Woods in this Kingdome, with a Remedy for the Same... the Second Grievance is the Extreme Dearth of Victuals, woodcut folding 'The Figure of the Plot' plate, woodcut royal arms, initials and decorations, lacking initial blank, nineteenth century calf, gilt, Britwell Library copy with gilt arms to covers, [STC 23203], small 4to, Printed by William Stansby, 1612.

⁂ Provenance: William Henry Miller (1789-1848, gilt arms on cover "one of England's greatest book-collectors" - De Ricci), by descent to: -- Miss Marsh, by descent to: -- Samuel Christie-Miller M.P. (d. 1889, pencilled inscription on flyleaf 'C+P 20 apl. 1868, Riviere').

Rothamsted acquisition date 1932.

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Standish (Arthur) The Commons Complaint, Wherein is

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing