The History Of The Antient And Metropolitical City Of Canterbury, Civil And Ecclesiastical; Of The Cathedral And Priory Of Christ-church, And Of The Archbishopric;.

HASTED, EDWARD..

Bound in half maroon morocco, gilt over marbled boards with later green endpapers; spines in compartments with raised bands. A little wear to extremities, occasional foxing and stains and a few early ink marginalia; otherwise a very good copy.

£300.00

Publisher

Printed by W. Bristow, on the Parade.,

Place

Canterbury

Date

1801..

Synopsis

With the lives of the several archbishops, archdeacons, and dignitaries of that church, collected from public records and other authorities, and illustrated with maps, views, and other engravings. the second edition, improved, corrected, and continued to the present time. volumes i and ii.

Item Description

TWO VOLUMES. Thick 8vo. Vol. I. lx + 547 + [1] pp.; Vol. II. lxiv + 672 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by folding plan of the city, 11 engraved plates, including 2 folding frontispieces and by engravings in text. Decorated by coats of arms on title pages.

Notes

The two Canterbury volumes of the second (octavo), edition of Hasted's History of Kent, which were issued with their own title pages and other additional matter, form a complete work on the City and Cathedral in their own right. A very good example of this important late 18th century view of the City of Canterbury, first published in 1799.

[Stock No. 24396]

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