Title: The Gallery of Heroick Women
Publisher: Printed by R. Norton for Henry Seile, London
Publication Date: 1652
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First English language edition.
Contemporary gilt-ruled dark brown morocco with gilt-stamped image of cupid's head and wings on boards, gilt-stamped flowers in spine compartments, gilt-stamped lettering in tan leather spine label (second compartment), 6 raised bands; folio (255 x 395 mm); pp.  (title-p. printed in red and black with printer's device, translator's address, author's address, preface, table), 127, , 181, plus an engraved title-page and 20 full-page plates. Rare large paper copy, with wide margins. Boards a bit scuffed; corners bumped; faint marginal waterstain here and there, though text is largely unscathed (only the final plate is affected, again, faintly). An excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # D11061
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