Title History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. (Dorsetshire) Compiled from the best and most ancient historians... With a copy of the Domesday Book and Inquisito Gheldi... Interspersed with some remarkable particulars of Natural History... And Adorned with a Correct Map of the County. IN TWO VOLUMES.
Publisher W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, London. 1774 1st edition
Seller ID 78612
Two Volumes. Hardbacks 15.5 x 10.5 inches. In full calf leather bindings; original boards with later rebacked spines, with red and black gilt lettered spine labels. Plain endpapers, red speckled edging. In very good conditions. Rebacked in original boards; later binding and labels to spine. Rubbing and some deep scratches to boards, some chips, corners bumped and chipped, edges rubbed. Endpapers darkened around edges with bookplates to fronts “J. Lane.” A few small handling marks, some minor darkening and some minor foxing spots to plates, else page very clean and tight throughout. lxxx + 618pp & 528 + 6pp. Complete with 56 engraved plates (some large fold-out.) and large folding County Map at front. Addenda and Plates list at rear V2. (Additional Plates: ‘View of Dorchester’, I. 374. - ‘Mr Cox’s House at Woolcombe,’ II. 462.)
Dorset HUTCHINS, John; The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset., Compiled from the best and most ancient historians, With a copy of the Domesday Book and Inquisito Gheldi, interspersed with some remarkable particulars of Natural History, And Adorned with a Correct Map of the County, IN TWO VOLUMES., W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, London. , 1774 1st first edition, leather, decorative, fine binding, early , history, maps, illustrated, ancient, J. Lane,