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The History of The County Palantine And City of Chester; Compiled From Original Evidences in Public Offices, The Harleian and Cottonian MSS, Parochial Registers, Private Muniments &c.
London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, 1819. Three volumes. Large paper copy (49 x 35cm.) of which only 65 printed, published at £52 10s, the ordinary paper copies costing half that. Vol.I, pp.liv,556, frontis portrait, large double-paged coloured map & 15 plates; Vol. II, pp.[iv],472, coloured map & 14 plates, one of which coloured; Vol. III, [iv],470, 16 plates, of which one coloured. Numerous wood engravings on the letterpress. A magnificent set bound in contemporary pink/red morocco, aeg, with the armorial bookplate of George Holland Ackers. Some minor foxing on some of the copper plates, but a fresh & clean set. Heavy item requring additional postage for foreign order. VG. [Lowndes 1732; Huth 5433; Currie & Lewis 78-80; Gross 581; Cooke 61; Walsh & Allan 12; Anderson 64; Allibone 1461; Hotten 525*]
Bookseller: Colin Page Books [Storrington, United Kingdom]
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