More, Cresacre (1572-1649) D.O.M.S. The Life and Death of Sir Thomas Moore. [Douai: Printed by B. Bellière, 1631?] First edition, quarto, dedication begins on [cross]2 recto, manuscript note on title dated 1639, bound in full straight-grained navy morocco, tooled in blind and gilt, a.e.g., ex libris Mathew Wilson and Frances Mary Richardson Currer, with their bookplates, spine and boards somewhat faded, 7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Dibdin described More's biography of his great-grandfather in this way, "of its scarcity and merit there can be but one opinion, it is in every aspect the most valuable piece of biography extant of More."
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