Remains of Sir Walter Raleigh, viz, Maxims of State, Advice to His Son: His Son's Advice to Him; His Sceptick; Observations concerning the Causes of the Magnificency & Opulency of Cities; Sir Walter Raleigh's touching Trade & Commerce

$450.00

1702, Second Edition, printed for Henry Mortlock at the Phoenix; Raleigh's famous essays. Engraved frontis of "The Noble and Learned Knight, Sir Walter Raleigh". Original tan calf boards vg with rebound spine, [early rebinding, late 19th century?, a little irregular] with 5 raised bands. Original gilt rulings to edges. Encased in hand-crafted protective leather slip-case. Inscribed in latin in memory of Richard Harcourt, Member of the British Parliament for Wigsell, [1754], Thomas Frewen of Bricknall [1760], & with a later inscription by Joseph Robinson, Maida Vale, London [1853]. A Truly Collectible Piece. A very good copy clean & tight with touch of wear to extremities. Front endpaper loose at the hinge. Hinges completely strong & sound. 342pp, + 4pp of Mortlock's adverts for his other published works - interesting in itself!,

Author: Raleigh, Sir Walter
Published: 1702 Henry Mortlock at the Phoenix in St. Paul's Church-Yard London
Edition: Second edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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