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History of the County of Northampton

With indices and a list of subscribers in vol. 2. Reports on this work were issued in 1755 and 1791, and are entitled: 'The committee, appointed to conduct the publication of The antiquities and history of Northampton, ...' and 'Mr. Brydges's History…

A journey from London to the Isle of Wight

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Running title, v. 2: From Dover to the Land's-End.
The narrative of a tour from the Isle of Wight to Land's End was projected, but apparently not published. -- cf. Adv., v. 2, p. [v] at front.
Advertisement: [2] pages at end of volume 2.

Histoire de Guillaume III

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Title in red and black.
Two added title-pages, engr.; the first reads: Histoire metalique de Guillaume III, Roy de la Grande Bretaigne
Contains engravings by Romein de Hooghe.

Posthumous works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, kt. M.D. late of Norwich

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"Miscellanies," "Repertorium" and "Antiquitates capellae" have each a separate titlepage, pagination and register; each part of the 'Miscellanies' has separate pagination and register.

'Miscellanies' includes 'An account of Island, alias…

Historical discourses, upon several occasions

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Edited by Hugh Clopton.
'Perfect copies of all the votes' has a separate titlepage and pagination; the register is continuous.
With a folded plate frontispiece showing Charles I and Sir Edward Walker, and a portrait illustration of Charles I (after…

De bello Belgico = The history of the Low-Countrey vvarres

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Portraits engraved by William Marshall and Robert Vaughan.
Includes index.
Translation of the first only of the two decades of the author's De bello Belgico, which was originally published at Rome, 1632-47.
Title ornament, head- and tail-pieces,…

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.

The Romane historie

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The first word of the title is xylographic.

"The topographie of Rome" is a revised translation of: Marliani, Bartolomeo. Topographia antiquae Romae.

The "Breviaries" are a translation of: Florus, Lucius Annaeus. Epitomae rerum Romanarum (for…

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…


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Ferguson no. 7280.
Added title pages engraved.
Caption, cover and spine title: Australia illustrated.