first editionTitle and section titles with woodcut devices and within typographic borders, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. Folio
by [North, Dudley, 3rd baron]
London: Richard Cotes, 1645. First edition. Title and section titles with woodcut devices and within typographic borders, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. Folio. Contemporary blind-ruled calf; rebacked, corners and edges mended, bibliographical notes on the author on front pastedown; lacking dedication leaf to Her Majesty of Bohemia, the unsigned leaf of songs after K1, and the third title page "Privadoes," ink markings and annotations, leaf H4v ink-stained, some spotting and soiling. First edition. Title and section titles with woodcut devices and within typographic borders, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. Folio. A miscellaneous collection of essays, letters, poems and devotional meditations composed at his Cambridgeshire house at Kirtling where he organized concerts at home with his children, grandchildren and servants. Rare, this is the only copy to appear at auction since 1975. Wing N1283; ESTC R30747. Provenance: Philip Bliss (armorial bookplate); Robert S. Pirie (bookplate)
(Inventory #: 304123)
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