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The History of the Ancient and Present State of Navigation of the Port of King's-Lyn and of Cambridge, and the Rest of the Trading Towns in Those Parts; and of the Navigable Rivers That Have Their Course Through the Great Level of the Fens called Bedofrd Level. Also the History of the Ancient and Present State of Draining of That Level, in the Province of Marshland.With The Method proposed for Draining the Said Fens, and Amending the Harbour of Lyn: by Col. John Armstrong, Chief Engineer of England.
J. Roberts for the Author, 1725. First edition. Folio. pp. [10, including list of subscribers often wanting], 148; 7 maps and plans [4 folding, 2 hand-coloured]. Modern sheep spine over original boards. Title page margins repaired, a little overall light browning. Bookplate of Sir John Hynde Cotton [1686 - 1752] M.P. variously for Cambridge, Cambridgeshire and Marlborough. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller [Sheerness, KENT, United Kingdom]
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