Lot 63: ALLESTREE, Richard (1619-81).  The Whole Duty of Man Laid Down In a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader. London: William Norton, 1707. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and additional engraved title (staining and browning). Contemporary calf (upper board detached and rubbed). Provenance: Mary Nicholls July ye 26th 1708 (inscription); Francis Grun (signature); "Joseph Boys. His Book. Given Him By His Sister Mary Nicholls April of Eight Day 1709. Written by Himself July of 3rd 1709 on Board ye Mary Gally, Man of War: His Cosin[sic] Capt: Michael Sansom Commander lying at an Anchor of Dunkirk 1709 and This Book I give to my Son Richard Boys when he is able to Read it & if Please God He Lives till ye 23rd ... He will be Six years old 1709" (inscription to front free endpaper). AN INTERESTING EARLY MARITIME PROVENANCE.

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Description: ALLESTREE, Richard (1619-81).  The Whole Duty of Man Laid Down In a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader. London: William Norton, 1707. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and additional engraved title (staining and browning). Contemporary calf (upper board detached and rubbed). Provenance: Mary Nicholls July ye 26th 1708 (inscription); Francis Grun (signature); "Joseph Boys. His Book. Given Him By His Sister Mary Nicholls April of Eight Day 1709. Written by Himself July of 3rd 1709 on Board ye Mary Gally, Man of War: His Cosin[sic] Capt: Michael Sansom Commander lying at an Anchor of Dunkirk 1709 and This Book I give to my Son Richard Boys when he is able to Read it & if Please God He Lives till ye 23rd ... He will be Six years old 1709" (inscription to front free endpaper). AN INTERESTING EARLY MARITIME PROVENANCE.
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