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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Religio Medici.

BROWNE (Sir Thomas).

BROWNE (Sir Thomas).

Religio Medici, Letter to a Friend &c. and Christian Morals. Edited by W.A. Greenhill, M.D. Oxon.

Engraved vignette portrait on the title.

Small 8vo. [157 x 103 x 30 mm]. [2]ff, lvi, 392 pp. Near contemporary binding by the Doves Bindery (signed with an inked pallet on the rear paste-down) of quarter green goatskin, vellum sides with yapp fore-edges. The spine divided into six panels, lettered in the second and dated at the foot, plain endleaves, gilt edges, gauffered with a broken fillet. (Joints expertly repaired).
London: Macmillan and Co. 1892.

A Golden Treasury edition in a very neat Doves binding. The joints have almost invisibly repaired by Aquarius. Tidcombe, The Doves Bindery, catalogue entry 192 (p.134) refers to a copy of the same work in a half binding which was sold to Scribner's in 1895 for £1 8s 6d, but she has it as being bound in red.

Stock no. ebc2894

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