Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 531
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ALEXANDER, WILLIAM, Earl of Stirling. Recreations with the Muses. Title within woodcut architectonic border. [10] (of [12]), 253, [1]; [4], 326 pages; lacks initial and final blanks. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 278x180 mm, modern leather; mostly marginal toning, small wormhole in blank lower outer corners, scattered dampstains, title rehinged, early 19th-century portrait of the author mounted on verso of flyleaf opposite, conspicuous soiling at bottom of page 61 in first part. London: Tho. Harper, 1637

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first edition. Without the frontispiece portrait of Alexander by Marshall found in few copies. Greg III, 1010-11; Pforzheimer 5; STC 347.