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The Survay of London: Containing The Originall, Antiquitie, Encrease and more Moderne Estate of the sayd Famous Citie. As also , the Rule and Government thereof (both Ecclesiastical and Temporall) from time to time. With a brief Relation of all the Memorable Monuments and other especiall Oservations, both in and about the same Citie Written in the yeere 1598 by John Stow, Citizen of London. Since then, continued, corrected and much enlarged [by Anthony Munday], with many rare and worthy Notes, both of Venerable Antiquity and later memorie, sich as were never published before this present yeere 1618
London: Printed by George Purslowe, 1618. First edition with Munday's additions, issue with "this present yeere 1618" rather than 1617. ยง4, A2,B-C8 with [*2 inserted following C2], D-Qqq8, Rrr4. Numerous woodcut historiated initials, woodcut illustration of a "quinten" on page 145. Text in black letter. 1 vols. Sm. 4to. Later sprinkled calf by Cecil & Larkins, spine gilt, red and green morocco labels. Rubbed, joints repaired, title (on a stub) skilfully and extensively repaired, Rrr4 "A Table" cut around and laid down, washed, browning and some spotting, some marginal repairs not affecting legibility. Bookplate of James Douglas. A very good, attractively bound copy of this "handy" edition of Stow's monumental work, first published in 1598. Stow's Survey
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