13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 20


Wilson (Arthur).
The History of Great Britain, Being the Life and Reign of King James The First, Relating To what passed from his first Access to the Crown, till his death.
Richard Lownds, 1653, small folio in fours and sixes, portrait frontis, [12], 154, 153-154 pages, 155-160 leaves, 161-292, [8] pages, register A6, B-T4, V-W6, Y-2O4, 2P2, 2Q4, small hole in 2E3 within text area, occasional marginal holes, modern full calf binding;
[de Hay (T.)], A Letter from Paris, Giving An Account of the Horrid Designe of Poysoning and the Rebellion threatened in France .... Sent from a French Chevalier, to a Friend in England.
No imprint but dated Paris, February 5, New Stile 1680 at end of letter, folio, four pages. (2)

Sold for £130
Estimated at £100 - £200


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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