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The Historie of the World. Commonly Called, The Natural Historie Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 1793

Condition: Fair


Half Calf. 2 Volumes bound as one. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials, device to colophon. Mid-nineteenth century half calf, marbled boards, split at front hinge, boards still firmly attached by bands, rubbing to head of spine. Lacking flyleaves, title page of Volume 1 rebacked, lacking F2-F5, supplied in copy. Dampstaining to last 90 pages, repair at gutter, penultimate index and scattered but few interior repairs, minor textual loss. ; Folio . First Edition. View more info

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Naturalis Historia. The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) Philemon Holland (trans.)

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3478

Condition: Fair


Two volumes bound as one in mid-nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials. Separation at front hinge (though boards still attached by cords). Rubbing to head of spine. Original blank fly leaves replaced by binder. Title page of volume one rebacked. Lacking F2-F5 (pp.51-58) of vol II supplied in copy. Dampstaining to upper corner of vol II, pp.550-632. Tape repair to gutters of pages 41/42 of penultimate index with some loss to index numbers, 1 inch loss to page 84 of penultimate index affectin... View more info