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DUGDALE, Sir William.:
THE HISTORY OF IMBANKING AND DRAINING OF DIVERS FENNS AND MARSHES, both in foreign parts, and in this kingdom; and of the improvements thereby.
London, Printed by Alice Warren in the year of our Lord, MDCLXII, 1662.Extracted from records, manuscripts, and other authentick testimonies, by William Dugdale esquire, Norroy King of Arms. 1662. ASSOCIATION COPY. SIGNED AND DATED, REGINALD BLOMFIELD, POINT HILL, RYE, SUSSEX, EJUS LIBER, 1913. Folio in fours, approximately 340 x 225 mm, 13½ x 9 inches, 11 engraved maps, 1 folding, the rest double page, pages: [8], 424, [2], printed in double column, some mispagination in numbering, all catch words correct, printed marginal notes and a few printed pointing hands, title page printed in red and black, Dedicated to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty [i.e. Charles II], head - and tailpieces; bound in full (late 19th century or early 20th century) vellum, 2 contrasting decorated gilt leather labels to spine, marbled endpapers, edges stained red. Vellum dusty and marked, top cover bowed, labels slightly chipped, title page laid down with a small repair to lower inner margin, title page lightly stained and dusty, free blank endpaper with signatures has outer edge neatly strengthened with document tape, first folding plate has large neat repair to blank side, no loss of image, 6 other plates have small neat marginal repairs to blank side, 1 has very slight loss to outer margin, not affecting main image, a few other small repairs or small closed tears, not affecting images or text, 3 plates slightly cropped with loss to margins, no loss to images, plates were remounted on new stubbs, probably when the book was rebound, some pale age - browning to plates and text, few small old ink spl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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