The Life Of the Learned Sir Thomas Smith Kt. Doctor of Civil Law; Principal Secretary of State to King Edward the Sixth, and Queen Elizabeth. Wherein Are discovered many Singular Matters relating to the State of Learning, the Reformation of Religion, and the Transactions of the Kingdom, during his Time. In all which he had a great and happy influence. With an Appendix, wherein are contained Some Works of his, never before published.
London, Printed for A.Roper, at the Black Boy, over against St. Dunstan's Church, in Fleet-Street, and R. Basset, at the Mitre Within Temple-Bar, 1698. 8vo. W. engr. front portr. [Unsigned, in Oval, Sir Thomas Smith in his 65th year], 1 full page engr. map [p. 176, 'The Ardes' Ireland]. The Appendix w. engr. heraldic ill. [p. 2], 1 engr. fold. table [at Aa3, pp. 5-6], 3 engr. fold. tables [at p. 128 & 130]. 18th c. polished full clf. covers w. single giltrule preserved, spine rebacked in 19th c. clf., giltruled and w. red tile shield, upper hinge split /cover detached. [n1, A8, a4, B-Q8; Aa-Ii8, 2Aa2]. (II [portrait], XXIV, 240 ;147, IV (Index) pp.). (Some occasional light spotting.). (Upper paste down bookplate 'Bibliotheca Lindesiana'). Wing S 6023; See Carter, 'Bibliotheca Lindesiana', ...
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