The Book called Holinshed’s Chronicles. An Account of its Inception, Purpose, Contributors, Contents, Publication, Revision and Influence on William Shakespeare by Stephen Booth with a Leaf from the 1587 edition.

San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1968. Folio, (8), 81 pp. Printed in red and black, illustrated with woodcuts from the original edition. Original quarter gray-colored cloth over decorated boards. Stuart B. Schimmel bookplate. A touch of sunning to the upper board, very good. Original prospectus, announcement and other ephemera laid in. Limited to 500 copies printed by Adrian Wilson, this being one of the (5) extremely rare de luxe copies that “contain a title page or colophon from the 1587 edition” (flier). This leaf is in fact the title page to the description of Scotland. Item #104830

Price: $750.00

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