1787 John Fenn Original Letters Paston Family 15th-cen English Correspondence 4v

FENN, John

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John Fenn’s ‘Original Letters’ is one of the greatest surviving English family correspondences of the 15th-century. It consists of letters of the Paston family and others connected with them, mostly between the years 1422-1509. In the 18th-century this collection of letters came into the hands of John Fenn who transcribed and published them.

 

This 1787-94 first edition includes four volumes and is illustrated with 34 engraved plates.

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1787 John Fenn Original Letters Paston Family 15th-cen English Correspondence 4v

 

John Fenn’s ‘Original Letters’ is one of the greatest surviving English family correspondences of the 15th-century. It consists of letters of the Paston family and others connected with them, mostly between the years 1422-1509. In the 18th-century this collection of letters came into the hands of John Fenn who transcribed and published them.

 

This 1787-94 first edition includes four volumes and is illustrated with 34 engraved plates.

 

Item number: #4615

Price: $950

 

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; 4 volumes
    • 34 engraved plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11in X 9in (cm x cm)
  • Auction and price comparisons at $3500

 

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4615

Category

European History

Authors

FENN, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete