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Sale 2501 Lot 3
(AMADÍS DE GAULA.) The Third [Fourth] Booke of Amadis de Gaule. English translation by Anthony Munday from the French version by Nicolas de Herberay. , 187, ; , 195,  (of ) pages, with N6 in Third Booke in facsimile, and S1-2 in Fourth Booke supplied from a shorter copy and crudely remargined to size; lacks S3 (end of table of contents) and blank S4. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 277x177 mm, 17th-century sheep, rebacked, corners restored, hinges reinforced; occasional soiling and marginal dampstaining or toning, restoration in blank margins of title and N1 in Third Booke, clean tear in upper outer corner of G2 and small piece torn from blank margins of B4, I5, and P5 in Fourth Booke. Early 18th-century signature of Henry Culp Fairfax; later 19th-century owner's notes in ink on front free endpaper. London: Nicholas Okes, 1618
Estimate $300 - 500
first edition in english of these portions of the earliest and most influential Spanish romance of chivalry; without the first and second parts published the following year. STC 543.