FABYAN, Robert. The Chronicle of Fabian, whiche he nameth the concordaunce of histories, newly perused. And continued from the beginning of Kyng Henry the Seventh, to thende of Queene Mary. John Kyngston. 1559. Fourth edition.
Two volumes bound in one. , 46, 46-119, 121-286, 288-369; , 562, 562-571pp. Without terminal blank leaf. Early nineteenth-century straight-grained black morocco, gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges. Worn, with loss to surfaces, edges, head and foot of spine, bumping to corners. First three leaves inlaid (without loss of text), b5-6, Vol I., slightly shorter and likely inserted from another copy before rebinding. Occasional marginal/integral tears/paper repairs, small wormhole through to quire q from title, leaf c4v, Vol I., with corrected 'The xlv. Chapter' pasted over the final paragraph of the second column. Very cccasional ink/colour pencil underlining, annotations. Thomas Baker's copy, with his characteristic 'Tho: Baker Coll: Jo: Socius ejectus.' inscription to foot of title. Early Minto shelf label (with motto 'Credunt quod vident') and later bookplate of Thomas Evelyn Scot, 8th Baron Howard de Walden to FEP, along with an early bookseller's/auctioneers description.
Variant ending without colophon, concluding on the 'viith Maye'. See ESTC S92506 for earlier state.