The history and antiquities of Staffordshire


The history and antiquities of Staffordshire

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Full title: The history and antiquities of Staffordshire : compiled from the manuscripts of Huntbach, Loxdale, Bishop Lyttelton, and other collections of Dr. Wilkes. The Rev. T. Feilde, &c. &c. including Erdeswick's Survey of the county; and the approved parts of Dr. Plot's Natural history : the whole brought down to the present time ; interspersed with pedigrees and anecdotes of families; observations on agriculture, commerce, mines, and manufactories and illustrated with a very full and correct new map of the county, agri staffordiensis icon, and numerous other plates / by the Rev. Stebbing Shaw, B.D. F.A.S. and fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge.


Stebbing Shaw


London : Printed by and for J. Nichols, Red Lion-passage, Fleet-street. Sold also by J. Robson, New Bond-street; T. Payne, Mews-gate; J. White, Fleet-street; and all the principal booksellers in Staffordshire and the adjoining counties


M.DCC.XCVIII. [1798]-1801.


2 volumes : illustrations, 84 plates including 2 frontispieces, portrait, folded map, plans, facsimile genealogical table ; 46 cm


To have been completed in three vols.; no more published.
Most of the plates are from drawings by the author.
Minor variations of title.
The 'Appendix to Burton-upon-Trent' with other appendixes in vol.1 has separate pagination and register; the 'Additions and corrections to the general history, &c. in vol.I.' and 'Appendix of additions and corrections to the parochial history, volume I. and II.' have separate pagination and register.


Presented by Principal Daniel Woolf [Gift2015]


Schulich-Woolf Collection.




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Stebbing Shaw, “The history and antiquities of Staffordshire,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed June 24, 2018,