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BRITISH HISTORICAL HISTORY VOLUME, John Speed, "The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans", 1632, printed by John Davvson for George Humble, London, stated third edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, rebound in red cloth boards with gilt lettering, with a former owner's ink inscriptions to front endpapers, including one notation stating in part "E. Libris / Antonie Norris / Gonvil & Cauis Coll. / Alumni / Anno Dom: 1728" (sic).
Very good condition overall, rebound as described, with some expected wear to boards, particularly to bottom corners, interior very legible, with expected toning, some minor stains and minimal foxing, some expected minor losses to page corners or edges, primarily to the front-most pages.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

Condition

Very good condition overall, rebound as described, with some expected wear to boards, particularly to bottom corners, interior very legible, with expected toning, some minor stains and minimal foxing, some expected minor losses to page corners or edges, primarily to the front-most pages.

Starting Bid

$100.00

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BRITISH HISTORICAL HISTORY VOLUME

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 22, 2018