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The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Rochester. FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF THE CATHEDRAL AT ROCHESTER
Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible near St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, 17178vo., First Edition, on laid paper, text in English and Latin; contemporary speckled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, one two age-marks on covers, back with five raised bands, second compartment with leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, dentelles tooled in blind, red sprinkled edges, an unusually clean and most attractive copy. A SPLENDID COPY OF THE FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL. The work comprises I: The Local Statutes of that Church; II: The Inscriptions upon the Monuments, Tombs and Grave-Stones; III: An Account of the Bishops, Priors, Deans and Arch-Deacons; IV: An Appendix of Monumental Inscriptions in the Cathedral Church of Canterbury, supplementary to Mr. Somner's and Mr. Battely's Accounts of that Church; V: Some original Papers relating to the Church and Diocese of Rochester. The text is in English throughout, with the exceptions of the charter and statutes which are given in the original Latin. A second issue with a cancel title was published in 1723. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Bennett records only four copies held in the county. Anderson, p.146; Bennett, p.321; Upcott, p.414.
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