MORE, Sir Thomas.
Written in Latine by Syr Thomas More, Knyght, and translated into English by Raphe Robynson: Annon m.ccccc.li. With copious Notes and a Biographical and Literary Introduction by T. F. Dibdin. Printed from Sir H. Ellis's copy, with additional Notes and Corrections.
A charming 19th-century edition, limited issue: number ten of 100 copies printed on large paper. Printed in a consciously antique style with handsome woodcuts.
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Octavo (225 140 mm). Original blue paper boards, white paper backstrip, dark green morocco letterpiece to spine, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, Profusely illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece, double-page engraved plate, 6 woodcut borders, 30 historiated head- and tailpieces, 26 initial figures, 5 vignettes to the text. Contemporary library plate to front pastedown. Corners and board-edges slightly rubbed, free endpapers tanned, contents slightly toned.