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A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation

A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation

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A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation

by By the Study, and Travell of R. V. (Richard Verstegan, also known as Richard Rowlands

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About This Item

London: Printed by John Norton, for Joyce Norton , and Richard Whitaker , 1634. (20), 338, (12) pages.Title-page printed in red and black, with engraving of the Tower of Babel; 10 engravings in text; woodcut ornaments throughout. First published in Antwerp in 1605, the first edition in English 1628, then this the 2nd English edition in 1634. Bound in contemporary calf embossed in blind, marbled end papers, red morocco label in gilt back, Very Good, some scattered early scholarly marginal notations in ink, the book plate of Winifred M. Oliver-Jones front paste down, the boards rubbed, seller's pencil notations and 2 small scholarly clippings concerning the author and the book's contents at front end pages. According to the clipping pasted in at front end page -"A learned work, dealing with the Anglo-Saxons and their German origin; the Danes and Normans; ancient English tongue, with vocabulary; Saxon proper names; surnames; a curious account of were-wolves...". And includes the first English version of the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, p.85, "related as fact". . Second English Edition. Embossed Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
010083
Title
A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation
Author
By the Study, and Travell of R. V. (Richard Verstegan, also known as Richard Rowlands
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Second English Edition
Publisher
Printed by John Norton, for Joyce Norton , and Richard Whitaker
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1634
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7&
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Dictionaries;

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Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Jacket
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First Edition
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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...

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