Titre : A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence in ...
Éditeur : Samuel Mearne, John Martyn and Henry Herringman, London
Date d'édition : 1673
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 6th and last edition. , Expertly rebacked keeping the original full calf boards with blind rules and floral design corners. Five raised bands in six compartments with tooled gilt lettering on 2. , Born in London but of Dutch parentage, Verstegen (born Richard Rowlands) specialized early in English history and the study of Anglo-Saxon. Rowland?s other workds were published under the name or initials of Richard Verstegen. The most interesting of them was Restitution of Decaued Intelligence in Antiquities concerning the English Nation, Antwerp 1605, 4to, reprinted inLondon, 1673, 8vo; in this work, dedicated to James I, Verstegen protests his English birth, He gives a summary of the early invations of Great Britain, the formation of its languages, surnames, and other matter,s and exhibits his knowledge of Anglo-Saxon? (DNB), Illustrated with some black&white plates, P. Title , Blank, Dedication (2), Dedication (8), Advertistment (9), Contents (2) , 1-374, Index (16). Title page restored and layed down on acid free tissue paper.2nd leave with marginal reinforcements. Leave (39 & 40) provided in a fine 17th century manuscript . Otherwise a very good copy. N° de réf. du libraire B3934
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