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Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of

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Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of
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NO RESERVE Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, Poete Laureate to King Henry the VIIIth, with initial blank and final advertisement ff., woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, some light foxing, some staining to initial blank, bookplate to pastedown, attractive 19th century speckled calf, gilt, light fading to spine, g.e., 8vo, for C. Davies, 1736.

⁂ The second edition under this title, taken from the first of 1568.

Provenance: J. A. Busfeild (armorial bookplate).
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Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of

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Jan 21, 2021
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0139: Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of

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Est. £150 - £200Starting Price £10
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NO RESERVE Skelton (John) Pithy Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, Poete Laureate to King Henry the VIIIth, with initial blank and final advertisement ff., woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, some light foxing, some staining to initial blank, bookplate to pastedown, attractive 19th century speckled calf, gilt, light fading to spine, g.e., 8vo, for C. Davies, 1736.

⁂ The second edition under this title, taken from the first of 1568.

Provenance: J. A. Busfeild (armorial bookplate).

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