Auction Date: 23/02/2022 at 10am
The Vale Royal of England or, The County Palatine of Chester. To Which Is Annexed an Exact Chronology of All Its Rulers and Governors, also, An Excellent Discourse of The Island Of Man, Published By Mr Daniel King, 1656 First Edition of this scarce and important history. Engraved title, text title 8 pages of prelims 1-99, 5 pages of Table, 1-239, 10 pages, 1-55, title page, 3 pages, 1-32. Additional engraved title, 2 double page maps/plans, 14 engraved plates (1 of which is folding, double page engraved plate and several engraved illustrations within the text, one full page (missing two plates). A First Edition of this scarce and important and detailed history illustrated by Wenceslaus Holler, with maps and views, plus Coat of Arms of families of the county. Along with a separate section to the rear being "A short Treatise on the Isle of Man". Has been rebound in half leather and marble cover boards. Five raised bands, red title label and gilt titles to spine. Size 7½" × 11½"