AUTHOR: BROOKE, Ralph
TITLE: A Catalogue And Succession of the Kings, Princes, Dukes, Marquesses, Earles and Viscounts of The Realm of England, Since the Norman Conquest, To This Present year 1622. Together With Their Armes, Wives and Children; the Times of Their Deaths and Burials.
PUBLISHER: (n.p.): 1622.
DESCRIPTION: SECOND EDITION. 1 vol., folio, 10-7/8" x 7-3/8", (iii)392pp.(i), complete, engraved title-page, profusely illustrated throughout with wood-cut arms and crests, interesting 17th C. MS poem to lower margin of last page, internally clean and bright. Bound in full 19th C. calf, blind tooled arabesque design to center of both covers, raised bands, gilt lettered brown morocco spine label, all edges gilt, with the red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle - Beeleigh Abbey.
CONDITION: Lacking the second spine label with author and date, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine.
REFERENCE: STC 3833
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This enlarged edition with "amendment of divers faults, committed by the printer in the time of the Author's sicknesse" and printed at his own expense, provoked argument with the printer of the First, Jaggard, publisher of Shakespeare's Folio, who in turn alleged that the faults were Brooke's.