SELF-KNOWLEDGE, A TREATISE SHEWING THE NATURE AND BENEFIT OF THAT IMPORTANT SCIENCE.
S&S 884. An early Delaware imprint. Covers rubbed with wear at spine ends. Well preserved.
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THE PALACE OF PLEASURE.
by Painter, William.
Printed in an edition limited to 530 numbered copies of which this is one of 500 numbered copies on mould-made paper. (Ransom no.16). A collection of tales from various Greek, Latin, Italian, French, and English authors. Volume one contains an introduction by Hamish Miles, followed by a table of sources that Painter may have taken the stories from. Includes Painter's original dedication from 1566. Spine labels slightly age darkened. Slipcase worn and tape-repaired. Well preserved set.