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Britannia or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland Together with the Adjacent Lands...written in Latin By William Camden Clarenceux King at Arms and Translated Into English By Edmond Gibson
Folio 2 volumes. Printed for James & John Knapton et al. Undated (1722) - Second edition stated on title page. Contemporary leather covered boards but spines of a later date, raised bands, gilt decoration and titles. Armorial book plates. Vol I has two title pages and Vol II 1 only, printed in red and black, frontis portrait of Camden to Vol I, pp 1526 + Appendix I Annals of Ireland; II History of the O'Neals and their Rebellions in Ireland ; II Chronicle of the Kings of Man + index. All the maps are missing but plates showing Coins and Runes etc are present as well as engravings in the text, decorated head and tail pieces and initial letters. Covers are cracking along the joints but holding and the leather is worn with some loss of surface, occasional loose leaf as a result of map removal. There is some water staining at the beginning and end of each volume but the main contents are remarkably clean and crisp. Multiple volumes which will require extra shipping.
      [Bookseller: Jackdaw Books]
Last Found On: 2013-01-08           Check availability:      UKBookworld    

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