small octavo, (xxiv), (314) pp. Purportedly written by Charles I of Scotland in the years prior to his execution. The text is followed by Contemporary Customs and Figures of Speech (and) Proverbial Phrases. Part of the King's Classics Under the General Editorship of Professor Gollancz. Frontispiece engraving of Charles I. With an With a 14 page introduction by Almack. Spine slightly sunned with small scuff to label. Lower corners to covers scuffed exposing board, else a clean near fine copy. pale blue boards and white boards with printed spine label. T.e.g. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Eikon Basilike, or the King's Book.
Publisher: Alexander Moring Limited, The De la More Press,
Publication Date: 1904
Edition: First Printing of this edition..
Book Description Alexander Moring Ltd, London, England, 1904. Decorative Boards. Book Condition: Good. First edition. Sold as an example and reading copy only. 16mo, 6 1/2" tall, frontispiece + xxiii + 313 pages, top fore-edge gilt, vellum spine with paper covered boards. A good, story hard cover over all, but vellum backstrip chipped away except for 1' piece held on by tape; edges of boards moderately worn rubbed through at fore-corner tips; paper moderately yellowed and lightly foxed to endpaper. Controversial work rumored to have have been written by Charles I in the months preceding his execution in 1646. Bookseller Inventory # 41616
Book Description De La More Press, London, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Ex-Library. No Jacket. One of 290 numbered copies, 4to, 175pp, finely printed on handmade paper, library marks: sticker on spine, pastedowns on inner board, about a very good copy, somewhat soiled, corners and tips rubbed, front inner hinge lightly shaken, contents mainly very good. 1903. Bookseller Inventory # 0010335
Book Description De La More Press, 1903. hardback. Book Condition: Fair. hardback, 4to., gray paper over boards lightly soiled & slightly water stained to top, paper chipped, linen backstrip with paper title, corners rubbed with some loss & bumped, book plate of Brecon Cathedral to front paste down, some staining to the rear end pages (not affecting any text), some very occasional light foxing, otherwise a good copy, limited edition [219/290], finely printed on handmade paper, top edge gilt, fore-edge rough-trimmed, steel engraved series title-page, engraved title-page vignette, iv & 176pp. Bookseller Inventory # 103390
Book Description De La More Press, London, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Very good book in grey board covers with 1/4 buff linen strip to spine carrying titles to a paper label [Could be a re-binding in the 1920's]. Internally very good; bookplate to paste down; 'Presentation Copy' in copperplate to one of the ffeps; binding tight but front hinge a tad tender; free of foxing'; top edges gilt, fore and lower edges semi-trimmed. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 015087
Book Description Alexander Moring, De La More Press, London, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 31 Cms. Small folio. [x], iv, [viii], 176,  pp; original buckram-backed blue boards, printed paper labe;, teg. oe untrimmed. Engr series title-page & title-page vignette portrait. Corners a little rubbed. Previous owner's name label on front endpaper, otherwise very clean and fresh. No 290 of 290 copies on handmade paper (total edition of 300). Handsome volume. Bookseller Inventory # HIS1400