Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 121

Price Realized: $ 9,375
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 1,000
(MANUSCRIPT.) Pigott, Susan. A shorte sumanary [sic] of examples of youre ma[jes]ties most noble progenitors royall kinges of this your heighnes realme sethens the last conquest . . . collected after the reporte of Mr Holinsheade ye last write[r] thereof. manuscript in english on paper, written in secretary hand with title and dedicatory letter in italic, in black ink with ruling in red throughout. [51] leaves, the last 3 blank. 199x154 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 russia, backstrip lacking, covers detached; contents soiled, scattered deletions, ink blots, and smudges. Armorial bookplate of Frederick William Cosens (1819-89), sold as lot 283 in the sale of his manuscript collection at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 26 July 1890. England, early 17th century

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Biographical sketches of English Kings from William the Conqueror to Henry VII abstracted from Holinshed's Chronicles, with dedicatory letter signed "A poore oppressed widdowe and y[ou]r ma[jes]ties obedient and very humble subiect Susan Pigott."