Camden’s Britannia. Kent..
Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy.
From the edition of 1789 by richard gough. annotated and edited by gordon j. copley.
4to. 7.5 x 10 inches. xxvii + [v] + 96 pp. with illustrations.
Illustrated with reproductions of black and white engravings in text, with portrait frontispiece.
First published in Latin in 1586 and one of the fundamental source books of any county's history. Gough's translation of 1789 is considered to be the most authoritative. This edition has been comprehensively annotated in the light of modern research.
[Stock No. 23827]