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William Camden Edmund Gibson
CAMDEN'S Britannia: Newly Translated Into English With Large ADDITIONS and IMPROVEMENTS Publish'd by EDMUND GIBSON of Queen's College in Oxford [INCOMPLETE with 12 Maps Only of 50, 7 Coin Plates Only of 8, Facsimile Page 61/2]
London: Printed by F. Collins, for A. Swalle, at the Unicorn at the Weft-end of St. Paul's Church-yard; and A. & J. Churchil, at the Black Swan in Pater-nofter-Row, 1695. London: Printed by F. Collins, for A. Swalle, at the Unicorn at the Weft-end of St. Paul's Church-yard; and A. & J. Churchil, at the Black Swan in Pater-nofter-Row, 1695. Full calf binding with a new spine and original title label. Plain end-papers. Contemporary blind-tooled panelled calf around a rectangular central panel. 405mm x 255mm (15¾ in x 10in.). Folio. Spine has six raised-bands, gilt-ruled in compartments; red leather label with gilt title and '1695'. Contents Summary: 12 of 50 maps, 7 of 8 Coin tables, page 62 replaced with facsimile on thick shiny paper, otherwise complete. Contents: [xxxvi], ii-cxcv, [1], 2-1116 (paginated columns i.e. two numbers to a page, this stops at 833 (1 number per page) and resumes at 849). Followed by Annales of Ireland [18], Index [24] and Appendix [2] all unnumbered. [Frontispiece:] William Camden Clarenceux. Obit AD. 1623. Ætatis sua LXXIII. Engraved by R.White. MAP and PLATE COLLATION: Full collation of the engraved MORDEN maps and other plates as follows: 12 of 50 maps. Lacks all English counties APART FROM Rutland and North, East and West Riding of Yorkshire; Frontispiece portrait; 8 of 9 [lacking Tab VII] Roman coins/curiosities. Clean and crisp condition for a book over 300 years old. A little top-edge dust-marking and small marginal rough page edges and small tears, not affecting the maps which are generally in excellent condition. The 3 general maps (Brita … [Click Below for Full Description]
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