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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    LELAND, John (c.1503-1552). De rebus Britannicis collectanea, edited by Thomas Hearne. London: G. & J. Richardson, 1770. 6 volumes, 8°. 5 folding engraved plates, a few engravings and woodcuts in the text, half-title in vol.I. Contemporary sprinkled calf, double gilt rule round sides and compartments of spines, red lettering pieces. Second edition of Hearne's recension.

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    LELAND, John (c.1503-1552). De rebus Britannicis collectanea, edited by Thomas Hearne. London: G. & J. Richardson, 1770. 6 volumes, 8°. 5 folding engraved plates, a few engravings and woodcuts in the text, half-title in vol.I. Contemporary sprinkled calf, double gilt rule round sides and compartments of spines, red lettering pieces. Second edition of Hearne's recension.

    With Collectanea topographica & genealogica (London, 1834-43. 8 vols.), John Gough Nichols' The Topographer and Genealogist (London, 1846-58, 3 vols.), Robert Bruce Cotton's Cottoni posthuma: Divers Choice Pieces of that Renowned Antiquary (London, 1672) and Thomas Blount's Fragmenta antiquitatis. Antient Tenures of Land and Jocular Customs of some Mannors (London, 1679). (14)


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