J. Johnson; F.C. and J. Rivington; T. Payne; Wilkie and Robinson; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Co.; Cadell and Davies; J. Mawman; and J. Johnson and Co., 1809. Hardcover. Very good / No jacket. Item #89414
Subtitle: Containing The History of England, during the Reign of Henry the Fourth, and the succeeding monarchs, to the End of the Reign of Henry the Eighth, in which are particularly described the manners and customs of those periods. Carefully collated with the editions of 1548 and 1550.
From the library of Thomas Glazebrook Rylands, who made his fortune in manufacturing wire, but was also a notable name in the sciences. especially astronomy. He bequeathed a large number of his early printed volumes to the University Library, Liverpool.
This volume has been rebound by Rylands, in full leather, and matched a number of other volumes concerning English history. Marbled endpapers. Some foxing throughout. Hinges are cracked, but still solid.Front endpaper detached, but still present.
This is a reprint of the 1548 edition which was the sourcebook for William Shakespeare's plays.
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