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|Named Person:||Richard, King of England|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Buck, Sir; Thomas Cross; William Wilson; W Lee; William Ley; Mercy Meighen; Daniel Pakeman; Olive Woodward Hoss; Francis Bacon Library,
|Notes:||A re-issue, with imprint date reset, of the 1646 edition (Wing B5306).
Booksellers' names from Wing CD-ROM; "H.M." is apparently a misprint for "M.M." [i.e. Mercy Meighen].
Signatures: pi1, a1, B-N⁴ O⁶ Q-V⁴, *⁴.
Leaf K4 (p. -, 3rd sequence) is blank; leaf V4 missing.
Includes index: p. - at end.
With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Richard III, signed: "Cross sculp."
Head- and tail-pieces; initials, some historiated.
There were at least 3 booksellers by the name of William Lee or "Ley" at work in London at this time. One of these worked at the Turk's Head ca. 1627-1675. Cf. Plomer, H.R.A dict. of the booksellers and printers ... in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667, 1907.
|Description:||, 70, , 73-107, , 113-150,  p. : port. (metal cut) ; 29 cm. (fol.)|
|Other Titles:||Reign of Richard the Third|
|Responsibility:||Composed in five bookes by Geo. Buck Esquire.|