Oct 17, 2017 - Sale 2457

Sale 2457 - Lot 161

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
HOWELL, JAMES. Londinopolis; An Historicall Discourse or Perlustration of the City of London . . . whereunto is added another of the City of Westminster. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Claude Melan; folding etched view of London by Wenceslaus Hollar. [10] (of [12]), 124, 301-407, [9] pages; lacks initial blank. Folio, 273x175 mm, contemporary sheep with later leather lettering piece, joints worn, stains and surface imperfections on covers; mostly marginal foxing of text, occasional toning, old signature and light soiling on title. From the Evelyn family library, sold at Christie's, 1 December 1977, lot 795. London: J. Streater, for Henry Twiford, George Sawbridge, Thomas Dring, and John Place, 1657

Additional Details

first edition; issue with Dring named in the imprint. Pforzheimer 515; Wing H3091.