Browse Items (8 total)

  • Collection: Rare Book Collection

Actes and Monuments

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The sixth time newly imprinted, with certaine additions thereunto annexed, Anno 1610, Mense Octobris.
Titles of v. 1-2 within illustrated woodcut borders; woodcut illustrations, initials, head- and tail-pieces.

The "plates" are woodcuts after C3…

The customs of London

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Containing among divers other matters, the original of the celebrated poem of The nut-brown maid; reprinted from the first edition, with the additions included in the second. Edited by J. Douce.

The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself.

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Title page vignette of Strawberry Hill in black line border.Dedication signed: Horace Walpole.Originally issued with folded pedigree, which followed the Advertisement, pp.[9-10]; this pedigree was found to contain errors, and was corrected in some…

A Survey of London

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From title page of volume 1: The survey and history brought down to the present time by careful hands. Illustrated with exact maps of the city and suburbs, and all of the wards; and like-wise, of the out-parishes of London and Westminster, and the…

The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored

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Printer suggested by colophon to the collection.
Title in red and black within line border; head and tail pieces; initials.
The frontpiece is a portrait of Inigo Jones, from a painting by Van Dyck.
Each of the three parts has special title page…

The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England

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Ordinary paper issue.

With a half-title.

In this edition, l.14 of v.1 titlepage reads: "Counsellor".

The third preliminary leaf in v.1 contains a royal privilege, dated 24 June 1703, for the publication of v.2-3; it is from the same setting…

Annales rerum anglicarum et hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha

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Guilielmo Camdeno authore. Text within line border; initials; head and tail pieces.Running title: Elizabetha Angliae Regina.Includes index. Queen's University copy is missing first 2 blank leaves and final errata leaf.A2 is misprinted A3.B1 is a…

The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conqvests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans

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First word of title is xylographic.
"T. Cotes pr[inted]. Aaaa to end"--STC.
Title page followed by dedication to King James.
Frontispiece: portrait of the author signed by S[alomon] Savery Sculp.
Published as a continuation of his "Theatre of…