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Mexia (Pedro) Francesco Sansovino & others., The Treasurie of Aucient and Moderne Times [&] Archaio-Ploutos..., [translated by Thomas Milles], together 2 vol., first editions, contemporary blind-stamped calf, folio, William Iaggard, 1613-19.

 

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Mexia (Pedro), Francesco Sansovino & others. The Treasurie of Aucient and Moderne Times [&] Archaio-Ploutos [graece]..., [translated by Thomas Milles], together 2 vol., first editions, vol.1 lacking initial blank, vol.2 lacking additional engraved title (as often), blank A2, A8 (Contents) and final blank 4O8, vol.2 with Epistle Dedicatory in second state (unsigned), woodcut device on titles and initials, vol.2 with woodcut coats-of-arms and engraved illustrations, 3 full-page including enthroned James I and the King with Parliament, vol.1 with 3V2 & 5 shorter (supplied from another copy) and 4L10 (final leaf of Index) defective at lower outer corner with slight loss, some water-staining to both vol., mostly marginal, and a little damp-staining at beginnings and ends, a few minor marginal defects, with engraved bookplates of William, Marquess of Lothian (pasted to inner margin of title in vol.1 and front endpaper of vol.2) and the Earl of Ancram (vol.1 only) and with shelf-marks & label of Newbattle Abbey library, contemporary calf ruled and stamped in blind and with initials "A.G" on covers of vol.1 and "S.A.G." on vol.2, spines ruled in gilt with morocco labels, rubbed and marked, spines a little worn with repair to vol.2, vol.1 lacking clasps, [STC 17936& 17936.5], folio, William Iaggard, 1613-19.

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Mexia (Pedro), Francesco Sansovino & others. The Treasurie of Aucient and Moderne Times [&] Archaio-Ploutos [graece]..., [translated by Thomas Milles], together 2 vol., first editions, vol.1 lacking initial blank, vol.2 lacking additional engraved title (as often), blank A2, A8 (Contents) and final blank 4O8, vol.2 with Epistle Dedicatory in second state (unsigned), woodcut device on titles and initials, vol.2 with woodcut coats-of-arms and engraved illustrations, 3 full-page including enthroned James I and the King with Parliament, vol.1 with 3V2 & 5 shorter (supplied from another copy) and 4L10 (final leaf of Index) defective at lower outer corner with slight loss, some water-staining to both vol., mostly marginal, and a little damp-staining at beginnings and ends, a few minor marginal defects, with engraved bookplates of William, Marquess of Lothian (pasted to inner margin of title in vol.1 and front endpaper of vol.2) and the Earl of Ancram (vol.1 only) and with shelf-marks & label of Newbattle Abbey library, contemporary calf ruled and stamped in blind and with initials "A.G" on covers of vol.1 and "S.A.G." on vol.2, spines ruled in gilt with morocco labels, rubbed and marked, spines a little worn with repair to vol.2, vol.1 lacking clasps, [STC 17936& 17936.5], folio, William Iaggard, 1613-19.