DART, John (d.1730). The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury. London: J. Cole [and others], 1726. 2° (393 x 251mm). Title printed in red and black, 9 plates of subscribers' arms on 5 sheets and 41 plates of views and monuments, 4 double-page, one a mezzotint, several engravings in the text (short tear in Bb2, margins lightly discoloured and spotted). Contemporary calf (rebacked, extremities worn). Provenance: Thomas Ravens (bookplate and ownership inscription dated 1729); J.R. Walbran, Ripon, 1842 (signature at head of title); E.R. Taylor (signature on an endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Upcott I, pp.391-95.
BENTHAM, James (1707-1776). The History and Antiquities of the Conventual & Cathedral Church of Ely. Norwich: Stevenson [and others], 1812. Engraved portrait and 48 plates on 46 sheets, a few folding, directions to the binder bound in at end. Second edition. Upcott I, pp.52-56. [Bound with:] STEVENSON, William. A Supplement to the Second Edition of Mr Bentham's History & Antiquities of...Ely. Ibid., 1817. 16 engraved plates. Upcott I, p.56. 2 works in one volume, 4° (334 x 258mm). (Occasional very light browning). Contemporary blind and giltstamped calf (rebacked, extremities worn, spine very rubbed).
With 3 others similar including John Gage's The History and Antiquities of Suffolk. Thingoe Hundred (London, 1838) and John Tanner's Notitia Monastica (Cambridge, 1787). (5)