The Life of Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal Archbishop of York
by Cavendish, George
(Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. One of 250 copies. White-line floral border to first text page, and six-line initials throughout. The text was transcribed by F.S. Ellis from the autograph manuscript in the British Museum. According to William Morris, this is the first separate biography in English, and first printed with the original spellings in this edition. Light wrinkling to rear cover, faint spotting to fore-edge, else a fine copy in full limp vellum, lacking one ribbon tie, and with two loose and laid in. (Peterson A14).
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