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The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated; from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes, and armes: beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures
London: Thomas Warren, 1656 The first edition of Sir William Dugdale's history of the county of Warwickshire. Appropriate and attractive modern binding - half leather and marbled paper covered boards. Some damage to head of rear board. New end papers. Contents generaly clean, little browning or spotting. There are as ever some tears and paper faults, most have old repairs. One page is rather brittle and has a few tears and chips from edge. The frontis has been laid down and a small area at the edge of the image that was missing has been inked in. One map has been bound in upside down. A very few brief ink notes. . Contains one of the first printed images of the monument to William Shakespeare in Holy Trinity Church Stratford on Avon which, because of the differences to what we see now, has caused much comment and conjecture. Contains a map of the county and then the four hundreds. A detailed list of the minor faults is available on request. As it is a heavy book, extra postage will be required for it to be sent outside the UK.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Good. Illus. by Hollar and others. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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