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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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