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    Sale 2488 | Lot 95
    Price Realized: $1,375With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 95

      JAMES I, King of England. The Kings Maiesties Speech, as it was delivered by him . . . On Munday the 19 day of March 1603. being the first day of this present Parliament, and the first Parliament of his Maiesties Raigne. Woodcut of the King's coat of arms on title verso. [14] (of [16]) leaves; lacks initial leaf, blank except for signature on recto, and final blank. Printed in roman type. 4to, 175x136 mm, 20th-century brown leather; marginal toning on title, occasional underscoring. Contemporary ownership inscription of Richard Crakanthorp on title. London: Robert Barker, 1604

      Estimate $400 - 600

      One of 2 London editions published the same year of the first speech by James I to Parliament after his accession to the throne. STC 14390.3.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,375