PLATES BY WENCESLAUS HOLLAR AND OTHERS
Second Edition of volume 1, engraved title, (xxxii) + 1151 pp, 57 plates including the folding map of Thanet, First Edition volume 2, (xx) + 1057 + xlvi pp, 29 plates, also text illusts. First Edition volume 3, (vi) + 393 + 218 pp. 20 plates, together 3 vols, total of 106 plates, folio, full contemporary calf, spines laid down, rubbed, small contemporary library label on engraved title "Ex Libris D.Mazet."
"The publication was productive of many law-suits, by the revival of old writings; and the puritans were highly offended at it, as they looked upon it as a preparatory step to introducing popery." - Lowndes.
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