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THORESBY, Ralph
Ducatus leodiensis: or, The topography of the ancient and populous town and parish of Leedes, and parts adjacent in the West-riding of the county of York . extracted from records, original evidences, and manuscripts; to which is added . A catalogue of his museum . also a catalogue of manuscripts; the various editions of the Bible, and the books published in the infancy of the art of printing; with an account of some unusual accidents that have attended some persons, attempted after the method of Dr. Plot.
London: for Maurice Atkins, 1715. 1715 1st ed LEEDS England Topography Architecture Thoresby MAP Geography London Ralph Thoresby was a 17th-century English historian who is best remembered for his books on the history of Leeds, England. In 1715, Thoresby published "The Topography of the Parish of Leeds" - a description of the history, geography, architecture, and monuments of Leeds. Thoresby published the first edition of 'Leeds' with a descriptive catalogue of the "artificial rarities" found in his Leeds museum.This impressive first edition includes the folding map of Leeds which is often lacking.Item number: #11879Price: $795THORESBY, RalphDucatus leodiensis: or, The topography of the ancient and populous town and parish of Leedes, and parts adjacent in the West-riding of the county of York ... extracted from records, original evidences, and manuscripts; to which is added ... A catalogue of his museum ... also a catalogue of manuscripts; the various editions of the Bible, and the books published in the infancy of the art of printing; with an account of some unusual accidents that have attended some persons, attempted after the method of Dr. Plot.London, Printed for Maurice Atkins, 1715. First edition.Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o xxii, 268; [3], 276-628, [12]o 66 engravings 11 full-page & folding plates 55 in-text engravings· Provenance: o Armorial Bookplate - Anon.o Stamp - Walter L. Graysono Handwritten - Geo. Townendo Handwritten - N. Edgeworth o Handwritten - Revd. Wm. Bielmon· Language: English· Binding: Leather; sec … [Click Below for Full Description]
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