To join our mailing list submit your details below
Name
Email

Son of Oger the Dane

Click on an image to enlarge
Author [MARKHAM, Gervase (1568?-1637)] attributed author
Title The most Famous and renowned Historie, of that woorthie and illustrous Knight Meruine, sonne to that rare and excellent Mirror of Princely prowesse, Oger the Dane, and one of that royall bond of vnmatchable Knighthoode, the twelue Peeres of France. Wherein is declared, his rare birth, and stranger bringing vp, with his most honorable conquest of Ierusalem, Babilon, and diuers other Cities from the pagan Infidels: with many other memorable accidents of wonderous consequence. By I.M. Gent.
Imprint London : Printed... by R. Blower and Val. Sims, 1612.
Price £2250.00                 Terms of Business
Stock No HMFHMF1438
Description Small 4to, [viii], 352 pp, A-Y8, Z4, black letter, title within a typographic border of printer’s flowers, chapter headings with the same flowers, separate title to Second Part, historiated initials, title-page dust-stained and the corner expertly renewed without loss, corner of last leaf renewed with the loss of five words on page 351 [photocopy showing missing words laid in loose], a little staining in the first gathering, stamp at foot of A2 “Duplicate/ Bridgewr. Liby.”, antique-style calf, fillet borders in blind, morocco label on spine.
Notes Author attribution by ESTC.
Very rare. The only copy we find at auction is the Henry E. Huntington copy sold in 1918 at the Anderson Galleries, New York,
References ESTC S112619 STC 17844 COPAC BL and Bodley only, 6 copies in US