Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013
[Hall (Edward - The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancastre & Yorke]
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The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancastre & Yorke]
?second edition, lacks title and 13 ff. (Table to Henry VIII) at end, blank ff. aa2, KK6, kkk8, and lll4 present, full-page woodcut at end, woodcut initials, first f. torn and soiled, blank corner of Gg8 defective, DD2,3 torn with substantial loss of text, few other minor tears, last gathering partly loose, ?wine stain to first few ff, staining and marking elsewhere, contemporary calf, ruled in blind, worn, ends of spine and corner damaged, joint cracked, [STC 12723a], folio, [R. Grafton], .
⁂ "an exceptionally difficult book to grasp" (STC), as Grafton carried out a complicated system of re-issues and reprints, with copies varying considerably. This seems to be the second edition, with Tables added for all the kings except the last.
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