London: Robert Barker, 1611. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #17388
Folio. The First and Second Books of Kings, complete in 36 leaves. The first page is the final page of the previous book (2 Samuel); on the reverse begins 'The First Booke of the Kings, commonly called The third Booke of the Kings'. 36pp., followed by 'The Second Booke of the Kings, commonly called, The fourth Booke of the Kings', 35pp. The final page ends II Kings and begins I Chronicles. Printed in black letter, woodcut initials. Recent binding of quarter calf, gilt titles, Cockerell marbled paper boards. Some remargining (no loss) and old stains, else a very good copy in a fine binding, The binder's notes itemize the steps in rebinding, including leaf disinfectant for the stains. Darlow & Moule, 240.