View 1 of Lot 65. Camden | Britannia, 1722.
View 1 of Lot 65. Camden | Britannia, 1722.
65

Camden | Britannia, 1722

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Camden | Britannia, 1722

Camden | Britannia, 1722

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,750

GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


CAMDEN, WILLIAM

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


LITERATURE:

Chubb CLVII; ESTC T144701; Goldsmiths 6088


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington