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[Plattes (Gabriel)] A Discovery of Subterraneall Treasure, viz. of all Manner of Mines and Mineralls, first edition, woodcut initials and decorations, title and final f. browned, creased and frayed, final f. with burn-hole to foot and some minor loss to text, ink ownership inscriptions, bookplate, contemporary half calf, [ESTC 2000; Sabin 63360], small 4to, I. Okes for Jasper Emery, 1639.

⁂ Includes "interesting notices of the gold and silver mines in Peru, New England, Virginia, the Bermudas, and other parts of America" - Sabin.

Provenance: Thomas Evans; Richard Bolton (ink ownership inscriptions); William Chadwell Mylne (1781-1863), civil engineer and architect (bookplate). Rothamsted acquisition date 1928..

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[Plattes (Gabriel)] A Discovery of Subterraneall

Estimate £400 - £600
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing