Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond (Mother of King Henry VII); Elizabeth of York (Queen of King Henry VII) and Wynkyn de Worde.

London: Bernard Quaritch Ltd., 1958. First edition. Pamphlet. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers, Brown paper wraps. "A Copy of Walter Hylton's SCALA PERFECTIONIS, Printed by Wynkyn de Worde in 1494 at the Special Command of Lady Margaret, with Presentation Inscription by her and by the Queen." [with] " a description of a unique copy, printed on vellum and quite complete, of the hitherto unrecognized first edition of the translation by Lady Margaret of Jacobus de Gruytrode's THE MIRROURE OF GOLD, printed by Richard Pynson about 1505". 12 pages, 6 b&w plates. A lovely bit of bookselling ephemera with a great description of the books, with good illustrations. Very good. Item #18372

Price: $40.00

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