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CAMDEN, William.


Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, together with adjacent islands....Revised, digested, and published, with large additions by Edmund Gibson...the Second Edition.
London: James and John Knapton [et al] [c.1722-1730].

2 vols folio. (40 x 26 cm). pp. cclxvii+696; 697-1526. Full contemporary calf, spines with raised bands and red and black labels. Engraved frontispiece portrait, title page printed in red and black, 10 engraved plates of coins (including one in the text) and 51 double page engraved maps by Morden plus 3 views in the text (Stonehenge, Rollrich Stones and Two Caverns at Tilbury.) Binding rubbed but sound contents generally clean.

Undated reprint of the Second Edition published by Awnsham Churchill, 1722. A third edition was published in 1753.

(see Chubb CXV).

Price £ 2000.00
Stock Code 53213
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