Item #240318 Reliquiae Wottonianae; or, A Collection of Lives, Letters, Poems … By the curious pensil of the ever memorable Sir Henry Wotton, Kt. Late Provost Eton College. Waltoniana, Sir Henry Wotton.
Reliquiae Wottonianae; or, A Collection of Lives, Letters, Poems … By the curious pensil of the ever memorable Sir Henry Wotton, Kt. Late Provost Eton College

Reliquiae Wottonianae; or, A Collection of Lives, Letters, Poems … By the curious pensil of the ever memorable Sir Henry Wotton, Kt. Late Provost Eton College.

London: Printed by Thomas Maxey, for R. Marriot, etc, 1651.

First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece and engraved portraits in text. 540 pp. 1 vols. 18mo. Bound in full red morocco, gilt dentelles, a.e.g., by Stikeman & Co. Hinges neatly repaired, internally fine. The James William Ellsworth and R.B. Adam copy Westwood & Satchell, p. 243; Heckscher 2199. Item #240318

Contains a poem of 24 lines, “On a Banck as I sate a Fishing,” a description of the Spring, cited in The Compleat Angler. Printed two years before the first edition of The Compleat Angler, by the same printer. An extremely rare book, and, internally, a very fine copy.

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