Camden | Britannia, 1722
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108
Britannia: Or a chorographical description of Great Britain and Ireland… The second edition. London: Mary Matthews for Awnsham Churchill, 1722
2 volumes, folio (395 x 250mm.), engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, titles printed in red and black within double-rule borders, 51 double-page engraved maps by Robert Morden, 9 engraved plates of coins, 3 large engraved illustrations in the text including one of Stonehenge, contemporary speckled calf, rebacked
Chubb CLVII; ESTC T144701; Goldsmiths 6088
George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington
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