The History of the Worthies of England

London: J.G. W.L. and W.G., 1662. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Fuller by David Logan. Both frontis and title page ruled in red. New endpapers. Frontis somewhat frayed. Contemporary calf covered boards with fine border tooling with some spine restoration with new spine label. Fuller died in 1661 and this, his final work, was published by the efforts of his son one year later.[Wing, F2440, Lowndes, II,847, Pforzheimer, I,375, Grolier Club Wither to Prior, II,40.] Famously, this volume is perhaps mostly known for including the first biographical mention of William Shakespeare. Over 1000 pages, complete.

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