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Hydriotaphia: Urne-Buriall or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes lately found in Norfolk, Browne, Thomas

Author Name    Browne, Thomas

Title   Hydriotaphia: Urne-Buriall or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes lately found in Norfolk

Binding   Decorative Boards

Book Condition   Good Minus

Type   Facsimile

Edition   First Edition Thus

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. The Riverside Press 1907

Seller ID   006417

This is no. 182 of 385 copies printed at the Riverside Press. This edition of the Hydriotaphia reproduces the text of the first edition printed in 1658. Presumed printed and bound in the USA. Bright red leatherette binding, with ornate gilt-stamped design to the boards. Spine head and tail each with 1/2 inch chip. Corners gently bumped and worn. 9.75 x 7 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Top edge gilt. Fore- and bottom edges deckled to a handsome effect. Special laid paper. With x and 54 numbered pages. With an elaborate title page engraving and with headpiece and end piece of an urn design. Previous owner name and dates in a very neat ink hand to the front FEP, else a very clean copy. Gently read. Downgraded to Good Minus owning to the chips at either end of the spine, else a Very Good copy.

Price = 120.00 USD

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