Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 6

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Beck, Cave (1623-1706?)
The Universal Character, by which all the Nations in the World may Understand One Anothers Conceptions, Reading out of one Common Writing their own Mother Tongues.

London: Printed by Thomas Maxey for William Weekley [and J. Rothwell], 1657.

First edition, octavo, lacking the engraved title page and A2, the "Mind of the Frontispiece," bound in later full calf boards, rebacked; released from the University College of London, with ownership stamp on verso of title and release stamp on ffep, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.

Wing B-1647; ESTC R11215.