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VK551 D4 1577 fol.

Dyer's exemplum of the volume, the binding with a central gilt medallion lettered ‘To the R. W. M. Edw. Dyer Esquyer 1577’. Dyer, a friend of Dee and who may have paid for the printing of this book, is praised in Dee's dedicatory verses. 1577.

DyE 99: Sir Edward Dyer, Dee, John. General and Rare Memorials pertayning to the Perfect Arte of Navigation (London, 1577)

Inscribed on a flyleaf ‘Marmaduke Harte’. Bookplate of John Fane, eleventh Earl of Westmorland, 1856. Bernard Quaritch, sale catalogue no. 83 (1887), item 1037. Later owned by John Scott (d.1903). Bookplate of the Scott Library, Institution of Naval Architects, 1930. Christie's, 4 December 1974, lot 131.

Recorded in R.J. Roberts, ‘John Dee's Corrections to His “Art of Navigation”’, The Book Collector, 24/1 (Spring 1975), 70-5.