The Boke of Saint Albans; Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting, and Cote Armour. Printed at Saint Albans by the Schoolmaster-Printer in 1486.; Reproduced in facsimile, with an introduction by William Blades.

London: Elliot Stock, 1881. Complete black letter facsimile. 4to. 32, (174) pp. John Shelly's copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown and the original 1881 printed billhead receipt from Elliot Stock, completed in manuscript for Shelly tipped in. Also tipped in is a two-page autograph letter, signed by Blades 13 January 1880, commenting on the production of this volume and the binding of rare books. Very good copy. Blind-stamped parchment covered boards . (8734). Item #61785

Price: $600.00

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