Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs | 14 December 2017

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Warwick - .- Walker Eureka, eureka [graece ], The Virtuous Womsn Found

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Est: £300–400

Warwick

(Mary Rich, Countess of ).- Walker (Anthony) Eureka, eureka [graece ], The Virtuous Womsn Found, her Loss Bewailed, and Character Exemplified in a Sermon Preached… April, 30, 1678. At the Funeral of that Most Excellent Lady… Mary, Countess Dowager of Warwick....To which are Annexed some of her Ladyships Pious and Useful Meditations, first edition, variant with the first two words of the title in Greek and with 'To which are Annexed…' printed abouve authorship statement, engraved portrait frontispiece (little trimmed at fore-edge), title in black border, Imprimatur and 10 pp. advertisments at end, some marking, name at head of title 'Howland Nutting 1710', ownershi inscription on recto of portrait of 'Elizabeth Thurbourne…Decemebr the 13 1741', contemporary panelled calf, rubbed & scuffed, surface of covers cracked, ends of spine & corners worn, 8vo, For Nathanael Ranew , 1678.

⁂ Mary Rich, née Boyle, Countess of Warwick (1624-1678), daughter of Richard Boyle, first Earl of Cork, and sister of Robert Boyle, the scientist, a noblewoman of almost legendary saintliness. The second part of this work contains her 'Occasional Meditations', with separate title but continuous pagination and signatures.

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