London: Richardum Tottill [Richard Tottell], 1587. Small Octavo, , 250 leaves, ; VG; Contemporary English full leather cameo binding, tooled in blind with the initials “H.R.”; Rebacked and corners repaired, with modern endpapers; Title leaf soiled and repaired at margin, not impacting text; Name of “S. Mead” stamped on title page; Untrimmed copy; minor flaws to margins of some pages due to original size of paper; Heavily annotated in a beautiful early hand in French and, occasionally, in English; Annotation regarding “Mr Crooke Recorder of London” on final original leaf.; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
The last 16th century edition of the Magna Carta and the last printed by Tottell, following essentially his 1576 edition, although with some additions and emendations to reflect the intervening years.;
STC: 9282; ESTC: S101097