The Theater of Honour and Knight-Hood or a Compendious Chronicle and Historie of the Whole Christian World. .
Printed by William Jaggard, 1623. 2 vols in 1. 4to (13 x 9 ins). Rebound in late 18th C polished calf, raised ribbed spine elaborately gilt tooled in six compartments with gilt lettered label, boards with gilt tooled borders with fleurons at corners, board edges gilt tooled and marbled endpapers (spine worn and chipped at headcap; corners worn and boards lightly pitted and marked). Pp. [xxii] + 572 [&] 538 +  blank, title printed in red and black, illus with 12 plates of arms and orders, with numerous woodcut illus, vignettes and decorated initials throughout in text, and with 2 folding manuscript genealogical tables bound-in (previous owner's armorial bookplate on front paste-down; faint 1636 inscription at top edge of title page; some light toning and small marks on some plates and pages). .
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Book number: 137352
GBP 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1688.25 US$ 2052.92 | JP¥ 212793]