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Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Islands. ... Translated into English, with Additions and Improvements. Revised, Digested, and Published with Large Additions by Edmund Gibson, D.D, Camden, William
1 Camden, William Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Islands. ... Translated into English, with Additions and Improvements. Revised, Digested, and Published with Large Additions by Edmund Gibson, D.D
London James and John Knapton, John Darby et Alios 1730 New and Expanded Edition Full Calf Very Good Folios 10 copperplates and 51 maps; frontispiece engraving by R. White; maps of England and the Counties by Robert Morden 
2 volumes. The self-described Second Edition). This classic of the United Kingdom was translated from the Latin original, and expanded by Bishop Edmund Gibson (former librarian at Lambeth). The English Short Title Catalog, no N15690, dates this scarce edition to "1730 ?". [Brunet I. 1511; Sowerby 326 (1600 text in Latin), 327 (1753 3d ed.); PMM 101 [ the 1586 ed.]. Title-pages printed in red and black; text printed in 1536 double columns; antiquarian cuts including ancient coins, and a rendering of Stonehenge by Johannes Kip. The Appendix covers Ireland, Chronicles of the Kings of Man, the Insertions made by Dr. Philemon Holland in his English translation of BRITANNIA; with extensive Index and errata page. Contemporary calf covers, 20th C rebacking in full leather, raised bands, two dark morocco spine labels on each volume; the pagination is continuous by column: [66], cclxviii, 695. 006066 
Price: 5000.00 USD
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2 Robinson, W. Heath Some 'Frightful' War Pictures
London Duckworth & Co. 1916 second edition hardcover Good Good Folio Robinson, W. Heath 
24 full page black and white plates plus silhouette drawings on preliminary pages, and pages opposite plates. Endpapers illustrated in silhouette. The full-page drawings originally appeared in "The Sketch" and in "The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News." Damp staining on rear board on top part of cover and resultant waviness in top margin of last half of book. There is a touch of damp staining on the top part of front cover and front free endpaper. Front hinge partially cracked. Dust jacket chipped with some tears. Humorous cartoons of improbable machines and weapons used by British and German combatants during World War I. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Theroux, Paul The Kingdom by the Sea
Boston Houghton Miffliin 1983 First Edition Cloth Fine Lightly Rubbed 8vo Signed by the Author on a Tipped in Leaf
001963 
Price: 15.00 USD
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