Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
Carew, Thomas (1595?-1639)

London: Printed by I[ohn] D[awson] for Thomas Walkley, 1640.

First edition, octavo, with list of errata on A2 recto in the second state with seven lines and leaf G7 present in both settings (cancellandum bound as the last leaf); bound in full crushed burgundy morocco, with ornate gilt tooling to spine, lines and corner tools to boards, ex libris John Drinkwater, Templeton Crocker, Abel E. Berland, and Christopher Clark Geest, with bookplates; annotations inside back board indicating cataloguing by Quaritch and a 1960s purchase from Seven Gables; aeg., contents washed, a few paper repairs; card from a 1975 Grolier Club exhibition (where this copy was displayed) loosely inserted; some bottom lines shaved, P8 formerly torn in half now neatly mended; 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.

STC 4620; Greg II 4986 (b) & III p. 1024-5; Pforzheimer 126; Wither to Prior 141.

Ex libris Christopher Clark Geest (1936-2023)