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Gloucestershire.- Atkyns (Sir Robert) The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire, second

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Gloucestershire.- Atkyns (Sir Robert) The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire, second
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Gloucestershire.- Atkyns (Sir Robert) The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, second edition, large paper copy, double-page engraved map, 8 plates of coats-of-arms and 64 double-page views by Kip, with Author's Epitaph and Directions to Binder f. following preface and advertisement, occasional light spotting or finger-soiling, mostly marginal, some leaves or plates with short marginal tears, some plates creased, otherwise a generally crisp and clean copy, contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt in compartments, lightly rubbed, folio, T. Spilsbury, for W. Herbert [&c.], 1768.

⁂ An excellent large paper copy of the second edition. Thomas Kip's views of country seats, first published in 1712, make this one of the best known topographical works of the eighteenth century.
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Gloucestershire.- Atkyns (Sir Robert) The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire, second

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May 26, 2022
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Est. £1,500 - £2,000Starting Price £1,200
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Gloucestershire.- Atkyns (Sir Robert) The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, second edition, large paper copy, double-page engraved map, 8 plates of coats-of-arms and 64 double-page views by Kip, with Author's Epitaph and Directions to Binder f. following preface and advertisement, occasional light spotting or finger-soiling, mostly marginal, some leaves or plates with short marginal tears, some plates creased, otherwise a generally crisp and clean copy, contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt in compartments, lightly rubbed, folio, T. Spilsbury, for W. Herbert [&c.], 1768.

⁂ An excellent large paper copy of the second edition. Thomas Kip's views of country seats, first published in 1712, make this one of the best known topographical works of the eighteenth century.

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