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Auction: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
was auctioned on: 22 January 2020
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17th century shuffle ball.- The ?examynation of John Wilcope, late of Wylbee, taken before John Drake and Walter Young, D.s. "John Drake" and "Walter Young", manuscript, 1622; and 3 others, 17th century (4 pieces).

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Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$393 - US$524
Price realised:  n. a.
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17th century shuffle ball.- The ?examynation of John Wilcope, late of Wylbee, taken before John Drake and Walter Young, D.s. "John Drake" and "Walter Young", manuscript, 160 x 190mm., 14th August 1622; and 3 others, 17th century, v.s., v.d. (4 pieces). ⁂ First mentioned: "... on Mondaie he [John Wilcope] and one John York came unto Thomas Hewetts house at Wylbe [Devon] where they called for a jugge of beer or two wh. they drank in a chamber where stoode a shuffle boule, whereat they played for the said beer...".

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
Date of the auction: 22 Jan 2020
Address: Forum Auctions
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SW8 4LP London
United Kingdom
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