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William Maitland
William Maitland 1739 1st Ed. History of London, Foundation to the Present Time
London: Samuel Richardson, 1739. Plenty of photos taken for your buying confidence! Up for your consideration is an oversized antique book titled "The HISTORY of LONDON, from its FOUNDATION by the ROMANS, to the PRESENT TIME". This book is a 1st edition, printed in London in 1739 by Samual Richardson, in Salisbury Court. This book is an original 1739 and includes an incredible account of the history of London. With topics such as churches, courts, commerce, schools, the arts, inns and alehouses and even a complete list of the streets, plus much, much more. It is also filled with engraving plates, some of which fold out. The book is approx. 16 1/4" tall x 10 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" thick and weighs 9 lbs 24oz. For being over 281 years old, this book has stood the test of time. It does show it's age, beautifully! Please zoom in on all the photos, for cosmetic details. ​A quick note on grading: We've found that grading can be very subjective. As we are not professionals in this field, we make no guarantee of grade or condition outside of what we have described above in the listing. We are leaving the determination of the condition and grade of these books to you based on the pictures and descriptions we've provided.​ It's a rarity to find an item that has absolutely no indication of use. We DO NOT repair, clean, or otherwise recondition our products; they are sold in "AS-FOUND" condition. Descriptions and specifications given are made with the best knowledge and intent of the seller through much research, but may not be fully accurate. Also, colors can sometimes be hard to capture. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Mattson Co SD's Estate Liquidator (smmatt) [Chula Vista, California, US]
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