Hamey the Stranger (John Keevil)

Hamey the Stranger (John Keevil) soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Geoffrey Bles, 1952, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Fold-out maps [1];

From the cover: Baldwin Hamey was a Flemish physician who, fleeing from persecution, went first to Leiden, then to Russia as Court Doctor to the Czar Fedor and afterwards to Elizabethan London where he remained for the rest of his life. Both he and his son became successful practitioners in medicine, the younger Bal…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Previous owners’ name (Keevil) to the pastedown. Pages very gently age-tanned.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I enchant you with top-drawer choices of my Biography catalogue?


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