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Fine Estate August Special Collections

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 131

Book, Eikon Basilike, The Image Of The King

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Also known as "The King's Book"; subtitled "the Portraiture of His Sacred Majesty in His Solitudes and Sufferings". Printed Anno Dom 1648. Printed in English. 187 pgs.Hand written document bound in the front of the book by Robert R. Dearden Jr. reading in part "To understand this book (The Image of the King) one must be familiar with the ill fated ?? of Kiing Charles of England. He was the author of the Book." Original leather over board binding. 5.75"h x 3.25"w.


Spine broken. Wear to spine and corners. Tear to front page. Ink and pencil handwriting inside front cover. Otherwise good condition with normal signs of wear for age.

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