The Trumpet of Fame: Or, Sir F. Drake's & Sir J. Hawkins' Farewell. H. R., Henry Roberts.
The Trumpet of Fame: Or, Sir F. Drake's & Sir J. Hawkins' Farewell
The Trumpet of Fame: Or, Sir F. Drake's & Sir J. Hawkins' Farewell

The Trumpet of Fame: Or, Sir F. Drake's & Sir J. Hawkins' Farewell

Kent: Printed at the private Press of Lee Priory; by John Warwick, 1818. Limited edition. Hardcover. One of 100 copies. 8vo. iv, 14pp. Engraved vignette on title page. Contemporary half leather; gilt spine title; marbled paper boards. Edges worn; original bound-in wrapper chipped at edges, else a very good copy. Lee Priory Press Catalogue No. 33. The Lee Priory Press was operated by Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges from 1813 until 1823. This edition is taken from the 1595 edition printed by Thomas Creede. See ESTC S110701; STC 21088; Sabin 71895. This copy bears the number '6' on the front wrapper. "The engravings on wood used in the Lee Priory Works were deposited at the Mansion of Lee Priory, according to the pledge given concerning them, and will never be permitted to be used again"--from the Lee Priory Catalogue, 1823. Very good. Item #17305

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