The Life of Sir Thomas More, Kt., Lord High Chancellour of England Under K. Henry the Eighth, and His Majesty’s Embassadour to the Courts of France and Germany. By his Great Grandson, Thomas More, Esq.
First Edition. London, Printed for James Woodman and David Lyon, 1726. Octavo. Frontispiece – Portrait of Thomas More by G. Vertue after a painting by Holbein, XXXI, 336 pages plus 12 pages Index and 3 pages of advertising for the booksellers Woodman and Lyon. Hardcover / Original 18th century leather with ornament to boards. New endpapers and new spinelabel. The binding now in protective collector’s Mylar. The binding a little rough and with lesions to the leather on spine. Portrait only slightly frayed. Minor stain to one page. Overall slightly bumped but still in firm and very good condition. Rare in the contemporary binding !