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    Sale 2379 | Lot 147
    Price Realized: $1,625With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 147

      RALEIGH, WALTER, Sir. The Historie of the World. 6 double-page engraved maps (5 of the Middle East, one of Sicily) and 2 double-page battle plans. [66], 555, [1], 669, [55] pages, including initial leaf with verses by Ben Jonson, engraved additional title with Burre imprint dated 1614, and letterpress title with engraved portrait of Raleigh. Folio, 339x212 mm, modern panelled calf, spine attractively gilt; occasional light browning, scattered spotting and minor stains, dampstaining in gutters and minor marginal repairs on opening leaves, blank corner off 3T3. Armorial bookplate of Samuel Kerrich S.T.P. on last page. STC 20639. (London: William Jaggard for Walter Burre, 1621)

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,625