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book #80174
Collins, Arthur
The Life Of that Great Statesman William Cecil, Lord Burghley . . . To which is added, His Character by the Learned Camden . . . With Memoirs of the Family of Cecil, Faithfully collected from Records, Manuscripts, and other Authorities. ESTC T144847
Printed for Robert Gosling . . . and Thomas Wotton [etc.], London, 1732.
Only edition of the highly regarded biography of Cecil, the great statesman and "right arm" of Elizabeth, this seemingly a unique copy with an early portrait of Cecil inserted as a frontispiece, below which his authentic signature is pasted
Modern crimson morocco, extra gilt, the joints somewhat rubbed, yet quite luscious, possibly large paper, ?signature of Lord Thurlow; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
biography, 16TH CENTURY

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