RARE book with Brocklehurst family (Nimrod Expedition) provenance.
BROOKE, Richard. Observations Illustrative of the Accounts Given by the Ancient Historical Writers of the Battle of Stoke Field, Between King Henry the Seventh and John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln in 1487. Copperplate engraving of Richard Brooke armorial crest (offsetting of plate, occasional light foxing/spotting in the text). Contemporary green quarter Morocco with plain grey boards (worn). Liverpool: Thos. Kaye, 1825.
PRESENTATION COPY: ‘From The Author’.
PROVENANCE: Sir Philip L. Brocklehurst, Bt., Swythamley Park (bookplate to front pastedown). (Relating mostly likely to the father of Sir Philip Brocklehurst 2nd Baronet who was part of Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod Expedition.
ADDITIONAL PROVENANCE: Peter Brooke Esquire Astley (early bookplate loosely inserted with additional bookplate of Richard Brooke Jr.
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