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The history and antiquities of Staffordshire

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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…

A system of chronology

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Page 255 misnumbered 245.
Contains half-title page.

Sketches of the history of man

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"Neill & Co. Printers, Edinburgh"--Title page verso.

Volume 1: 2 unnumbered pages, 525 pages ; Volume 2: iv, 482 pages ; Volume 3: vii pages, 1 unnumbered page, 514 pages.

First edition published: Edinburgh, 1774.

Includes bibliographical…

Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, in vols. IV, V, and VI, quarto, reviewed

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With an errata slip pasted on the verso of the author's Advertisement, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. (ESTC)

The supplement to Antiquity explained, and represented in sculptures

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Translation of: Supplement au livre de l'antiquité expliquée et representée en figures.

The work is divided into five volumes, but paginated and signed continuously (most copies are bound as a single volume).

The title is taken from the…

Typographical antiquities

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Memoirs of Mr. Joseph Ames, by Mr. Gough' (volume 1, pages xiii-xxxv).

Frontispiece portrait of Ames in v.1. -- Sotheby misprinted Soleby in volume 1 imprint and additional printers involved in later volumes.

Imprint varies: volume 3: Printed…

Supplement to the first edition of the historical account of The environs of London

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This work is the second supplement to Lysons' "The environs of London" ... A first supplement was published in 1800 ... The imprint of Strahan and Preston appears on the verso of the title-leaf and on page 493.

: 'The present volume contains all…

An historical account of those parishes in the county of Middlesex which are not described in the "Environs of London"

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Title page is engraved.

The title is taken from the etched title-plate. This is a supplement to Lysons' "The environs of London ..." (London, 1792-1796; No.1977). A further supplement was published in 1811 (No.1979).

Index of arms: p.…

The chronological historian

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Title-page printed in red and black; title enclosed in double ruled border; text printed in double columns, enclosed in single ruled border; head- and tail-pieces; initials.

With advertisements ([5] pages) at end.

Includes index.

Nummi britannici historia, or, An historical account of English money

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Anonymous. By Stephen Martin Leake.

Subsequently published under title: An historical account of English money.

Includes index.