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SMITH, William.
The Particular Description of England 1588 With Views of some of the Chief Towns and Armorial Bearings of Nobles and Bishops
Printed for Subscribers only, London., 1879. First edition. Edited from the original MS in the British Museum, with an Introduction, by Henry B. Wheatley and Edmund W. Ashbee. Quarto. pp xxxii, 72. Folding frontispiece map, extra title-page and 28 other facsimile plates, all in colour, some folding. 250 copies printed. Period binding of half tan morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, marbled endpapers, pebbled cloth sides. All edges gilt.Small contemporary (1880) ownership signature on first blank. Prelims foxed. Some rubbing to covers. Very good.
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