London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
RAPIN DE THOYRAS, Paul (1661-1725). The History of England translated by N. Tindal. London: for J. & P. Knapton, 1743. Volumes I & II only (of 4), 2° (390 x 248mm). Engraved portraits of the author and translator, 4 folding engraved maps and numerous portraits and plates, many folding, folding engraved genealogical tables (a few repairs in the margins, occasional light browning). Modern half calf. Provenance: Thomas Golding (19th-century signature at head of titles); William Edkins (19th-century signature on titles).
With Robert Brady's A Complete History [A Continuation of the Complete History] of England (London, 1685-1700, 2 vols.), Henry Petrie & John Sharpe's Monumenta historica Britannica, or Materials for the History of Britain, from the Earliest Period (London, 1848); and another volume. (6)
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