Title The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset: Compiled from the best and most ancient Historians, Inquisitiones post Mortem, and other valuable Records and MSS. in private Hands
Binding Full Period Calf
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher London W. Bowyer and J. Nicholls 1774
Seller ID 097677
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 15 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Collation, lxxx,24,xxix,8,12,618pp, 528,61pp. 41 single page plates, 14 folding or double page plates, lacking 1 plate from index, but an extra 2 double page plates [ not in index ], plus 10 pedigrees.Extra plate 1. north west View of Dorchester. 2. Woolcombe Hall, Seat of Lawrence Cox, Esq, Dorsetshire. Lacking The Pulpit in Aff-Piddle Church, Dorset. Bound in full period mottled calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, leather title labels. Both bindings have been restored at some time, hinge joints strong. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, ink signature of William Helyar at head of titles and his bookplate of Coker Court, Somerset. Some light browning, a couple of plates creased. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean well bound copy.