SOUTH, Robert. Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions. By Robert South, D.D. and Chaplain to his Royal Highness the Duke of York. Oxford: by H. Hall for Ric. Davis and Will. Nott, 1679
First Collected Edition. 8vo. [189 x 113 x 30 mm]. ff, 300pp. Bound in contemporary black goatskin, the covers with a gilt double fillet border and a large flower tool in the corners. The spine divided into five panels, lettered in the second on a red goatskin label, the others gilt tooled with a repeated floral pallet, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt roll, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (A little insect activity on the covers, slightly rubbed). Wing S.4743.
The subtitles are dated 1678. Contemporary manuscript correction on p.137 and a few neat pencil marks in the margins. A very good copy.
Ink signature of Wm. Sandys at the head of the title, ink price “2 vols 3/6” (presumably sold with another volume by South) and pencil signature of “Wm Emmett” dated 1748/9 on the front flyleaf.