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The History of London From Its Foundation to the Present Time. Illustrated. and Improved.
By The King’s Authority. T.Osbourne and J.Shipton. 1756 - 2 volumes substantial folio (11 x 18 1/2 ins, 290 x 420mm) contemporary full calf, rebound at an early date, backstrips in antique style brown morocco, raised bands, gilt, a little rubbed. Double-page map, 130 copper-engraved plates (many folding). Occasional offset onto the copper plates, but overall in very good condition internally. A tall and generously margined copy. Particularly valuable for it’s set of decorative plates of the Wards of the City. The First Edition included only 23 plates and limited text. This is the Second and Best Edition, Adams 38. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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