May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 7,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 8,000
Allott, Robert, ed. (fl. circa 1600)
Wits Theater of the Little World.

[London]: Printed by I.R. [James Roberts] for N.L. [Nicholas Ling], 1599.

First edition, octavo, dedication unsigned, with the cancel correcting the printing error in place at the top of leaf 185; woodcut printer's device to title, McKerrow 301; ex libris Frederick Locker; Herschel V. Jones; and John L. Clawson, with their bookplates pasted inside front board and on ffep; bound in full red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, tooled in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, housed in a custom buckram slipcase, aeg., 4 3/4 x 3 in.

STC 382; Pforzheimer 1094; ESTC S100300; W.A. White Catalogue #3; Hoe Catalogue I (1903) 4.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.