London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of ... England, Scotland, and Ireland, edited and enlarged by Richard Gough. London: J. Nichols, 1789. 3 volumes, 2° (431 x 253mm). Engraved portrait, 93 plates, 7 double-page, and 61 maps and plans only (of 62), 50 double-page and folding, a few engraved illustrations in the text, one folding printed genealogical table (lacks the map of Herefordshire, a few maps with short tears at folds, some spotting, severe in places, occasional browning, a few scattered ink blots). Contemporary diced calf (rebacked with original spines preserved, some corners repaired, somewhat rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Repton School (bookplate).
First edition of this translation. Brunet I, 1511 'édition bien préférable aux précédentes'. Sold not subject to return. (3)
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