1725 1st ed Mary Stuart Queen of Scots Life & Reign SCOTLAND England Jebb FOLIOS

JEBB, Samuel

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A rare and valuable first edition of Samuel Jebb’s account of the life of Mary Stuart, or Mary Queen of Scots. ‘History of the Life and Reign on Mary Queen of Scots’ was simply a narrative of her life, highlighting the major events of her reign. Interestingly, it includes a detailed, folding illustration of the royal family tree.

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1725 1st ed Mary Stuart Queen of Scots Life & Reign SCOTLAND England Jebb FOLIOS

 

A rare and valuable first edition of Samuel Jebb’s account of the life of Mary Stuart, or Mary Queen of Scots. ‘History of the Life and Reign on Mary Queen of Scots’ was simply a narrative of her life, highlighting the major events of her reign. Interestingly, it includes a detailed, folding illustration of the royal family tree.

 

Item number: #10217

Price: $950

 

JEBB, Samuel

 

De vita & rebus gestis Serenissimae Principis Mariae Scotorum Reginae, Franciae Dotariae, quae scriptis tradidere autores sedecim, in duo volumina distributa et ad optimae fidei codices recensita

 

Londini : Impensis Jacobi Woodman & Davidis Lyon Bibliopolarum Londinensium, 1725. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete; 2 volumes
    • I – [24], 622
    • II – [16], 9-703, [1]
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Frances Mary Richardson Currer
    • Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785 – 1861) was a British heiress and esteemed book collector.
    • Thomas Frognall Dibdin wrote in 1838 that her library was one of the best in the country. Althorpe, Chatsworth and Stowe were the only libraries he thought more extensive. Dibdin is quoted as calling her the “head of all female book collectors in Europe.” He estimated that the library contained 20,000 books.
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~14in X 9.25in (35.5cm x 23.5cm)

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10217

Category

European History

Authors

JEBB, Samuel

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete