21 June 2004
[BUTCHER, Richard]. The Survey and Antiquity of the Towns of Stamford in the County of Lincoln and Tottenham-High-Cross in Middlesex, London: 1717 . 3 parts in one volume, 8°, contemporary panelled calf gilt.
Butcher's Survey of Stamford was first published in 1646. Added to it in this interesting compilation are Wilhelm Bedwell's Brief Description of the Towne of Tottenham with a separate title dated 1718, and The Turnament of Tottenham ... by Gilbert Pilkington also with a separate title-page; ESTC notes that the attribution to Pilkington is erroneous.
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