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The Natural History of Staffordshire
First edition. Printed at the Theatre. Oxford. 1686. Tall quarto. Title; Imprim.; (2)pp; (2)pp; (4)pp; (2)pp; (1)pp; (3)pp; 450pp; index (10)pp; subscriber's list 2pp. Folding map, 37 plates, of which 25 are double. Folding map; "Armes Omitted" plate; Tab I ad p 28; Tab II (double) ad p 30; Tab III (double) ad p 34; Tab IIII (double) ad p 61; Tab V (double) ad p 93; Tab VI (double) ad p 103; Tab VII (double) ad p 121; Tab VIII (double) ad p 126; Tab IX (double) ad p 151; Tab X ad p 165; Tab XI ad p 186; Tab XII ad p 198; Tab XIII ad p 221; Tab XV (double) ad p 209; Tab XVI (double) ad p 223; Tab XVII (double) ad p 225; Tab XVIII (double) ad p 227; Tab XIX (double) ad p 233; Tab XX (double) ad p 246; Tab XXI (double) ad p 255; Tab XXII ad p 266; Tab XXIII (double) ad p 267; Tab XXIIII (double) ad p 267; Tab XXV ad p 272; Tab XXVI folding ad 399 (directed to 299); Tab XXVII (extra-large double) ad p 308; Tab XXVIII (double) ad p 335; Tab XXVIIII lacking [359]; Tab XXX (extra-large double) ad p 368; Tab XXXI (double) ad p 372; Tab XXXII ad p 390; Tab XXXIII ad p 404; Tab XXXIV (extra-large double) ad p 406 (directed 416); Tab XXXV ad p 420; Tab XXXVI (double) ad p 435; Tab XXXVII (double) ad p 448.Contemporary tooled calf. Relaid to spine, with short split to top. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling and leather label. Gilt edge embellishment. Commensurate ageing, corners bumped and rubbed. Edges sprinkled. Endpapers renewed. Paper fault to margin of 159/60. Page 417 misnumbered 407. Occasional spotting or toning. A few short closed tears to folds. A nice example, with all the prelims and the subscriber's list. Provenance:Vernon of Sudbury bookplate to fep. George Vernon (1635-1702) is included in the subscriber's list. His son Henry (1686-1719), MP for Staffordshire is usually associated with this bookplate. The Vernons of Sudbury held Swynnerton and Hilton in Staffordshire.Wright bookplate to fep.
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