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Original letters, written during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV, and Richard III by various persons of rank or consequence: containing many curious anecdotes, relative to that turbulent and bloody, but hitherto dark, period of our history, and elucidating, not only public matters of state, but likewise the private manners of the age : digested in chronological order, with notes, historical and explanatory, and authenticated by engravings of autographs, paper-marks, and seals by  John FENN - Hardcover - 1787 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

Original letters, written during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV, and Richard III by various persons of rank or consequence: containing many curious anecdotes, relative to that turbulent and bloody, but hitherto dark, period of our history, and elucidating, not only public matters of state, but likewise the private manners of the age : digested in chronological order, with notes, historical and explanatory, and authenticated by engravings of autographs, paper-marks, and seals

by FENN, John

Condition: Near Fine


1787 FAMOUS Paston Family Letters Medieval England Politics Henry VI John Fenn

John Fenn was an 18th-century English man of letters who is best remembered for his collecting and editing several important Medieval letters. These letters, including those of the Paston family, describe the political and social schemes of Medieval England, specifically during the times of Henry VI, Edward IV, and Richard III.

This rare 1787 edition of Fenn's 'Letters' includes beautiful colored engravings as well as folding family trees.

Item number: #6800

Price: $750

FENN, John

Original letters, written during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV, and Richard III by various persons of rank or consequence: containing many curious anecdotes, relative to that turbulent and bloody, but hitherto dark, period of our history, and elucidating, not only public matters of state, but likewise the private manners of the age : digested in chronological order, with notes, historical and explanatory, and authenticated by engravings of autographs, paper-marks, and seals

London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1787.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes in 1

o Vol. I – lxxxvii, [1], 301, [2]

- 2 full-page plates

- Large folding table

o Vol. II – [2], 363, [1]

- 17 full-page engravings

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~10.75in X 8.75in (27cm x 22cm)

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