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English Literature and History Lot 61


ASCHAM, ROGERTHE SCHOLEMASTER OR PLAINE AND PERFITE WAY OF TEACHING CHILDREN, TO UNDERSTAND, WRITE, AND SPEAKE, THE LATIN TONG...[etc]London, Iohn Daye, 1571 [colophon dated 1573]. Small 4to, title within woodcut typographical border, black letter text, large woodcut printer's device to final colophon leaf, title stained/soiled and repaired at top margin and outer corner, lower inner corner torn away touching border, dampstaining to first 3 gatherings and elsewhere, some leaves with outer corners torn away not affecting text, f66 with manuscript scribbling to verso in margin, other occasional browning, soiling and dust-marks. ESTC S100263. Bound together with: RUDD, CAPTAIN THOMAS - PRACTICALL GEOMETRY, IN TWO PARTS. London, J.G. for Robert Boydell, 1650. First edition, small 4to, two parts in one with separate pagination, 1st title heavily dusted/soiled and with outer corners torn away, diagrams in text, soiling/handling marks throughout and with some dampstain, final leaf heavily soiled and repaired, erratic pagination. Both works bound in full calf with later re-back, rubbed, worn at extremities. ESTC R217827

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