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SPELMAN, Henry. De sepultura.

London. Printed by Robert Young, 1641.
Quarto. [2], 38pp. Without final (blank) leaf. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves toned, occasional spotting.
The first edition of historian and antiquary Henry Spelman's (1563/4-1641) final lifetime published-work; a treatise resulting from his appointment in 1627 to the commission into the taking of exorbitant fees by officials, particularly in regard to burial rites.
ESTC R19887, Wing S4924.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 22202