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HALE, Sir Matthew (1609–1676)

HALE, Sir Matthew (1609–1676)

London:  printed by William Godbid, for William Shrowsbery,  1677
Binding: Contemporary calf. Rebacked with the original spine laid down (with the invoice for the repair work, by W. H. Price of Wells, dated 7 August 1880 laid in).
Provenance: Presentation copy from the publisher to Edward Webbe inscribed on initial blank: ‘Edw: Webbe de Lincolnes Inne ex dono bibliopol Gulielmus Shrewsbury maij 9no 1677’'; E. W. Edwards, signed and dated 1880; James Stevens Cox (1910–1997) with later bookplate (Maggs Catalogue 1350 (2003) no. 132).

Presentation copy from the publisher.