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Collection of engravings of castles and abbeys in England

Issued annually to total 14 parts of 24 plates each, each part having engraved cover sheet with contents, list of subscribers and advertisement Each part except the final one is dated on the subscribers list, and the date of the final part is taken…

Batauorum cum Romanis bellum : à Corn. Tacito lib. IV. & V. Hist. olim descriptum, figuris nunc aeneis expressum = De batavische oft oude Hollandtsche oorloghe teghen de Romeynen / auctore Othone Vaenio Lugdunobatauo.

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Parallel text in Dutch and Latin letterpress on title page verso. Engraved text in Dutch and Latin at the foot of plates 2-36. Plates are numbered. Copperplate engravings by Antonio Tempesta after Vaenius illustrating books 4 and 5 of Tacitus's…

The landscape : a didactic poem. In three books. Addressed to Uvedale Price, esq. / by R.P. Knight.

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Illustrations drawn by T. Hearne and etched by B.T. Pouncy. Library's copy lacks half-title; small strip, with insciption of Miss Williams, torn away from upper margin of title-page. Bound with: Hodges, William. Travels in India, during the years…

Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain

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Originally published in 1752 with title: Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain. The final four leaves consist of an index. Extra illustrated with 134 portrait leaves (1 folded); 8 blank leaves with manuscript notes; annotations. Prints bear…

Præstantium aliquot theologorum, qui Rom. antichristum præcipuè oppugnarunt, effigies : quibus addita e'logia liborumq[ue] catalogi / operâ Iac. Verheiden.

Printer's statement from colophon. With 50 engraved portraits of Reformers, including Thomas Cranmer, John Knox and John Bale, and one allegorical plate. Engraved portraits are signed H, Hh, Hhon, HAB and are by Heinrich Hondius the elder; title page…

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…

Diversarum gentium armatura equestris

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Originally published: Cologne, 1575 (52 plates). Bound with: [Collection of portrait prints, 16th century] -- Virorum doctorum de disciplinis benemerentium effigies XLIIII / Philippe Galle. Antwerp, 1572 -- Nine worthies / Nicolaes de Bruyn.…

A tour through the isle of Man

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QUL contains pages 233-235 uncancelled, for passages in which the author was prosecuted, and the book reissued without them. Aquatint illustrations by George Isham Parkyns.

Short description of Norwich taken from Blomefield

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Manuscript with mounted illustrations, cut from printed or engraved sources. Partially based on: Francis Blomefield's History of the city and county of Norwich (1741) Includes index.