The History and Description of the City of Exeter, Ancient…

The History and Description of the City of Exeter, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical: Comprising the Religion, and Idolatrous Superstition of the Britons, Saxons and Danes; the Rise and Progress of Christianity in these Western Counties;... by Jenkins, Alexander < >
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The History and Description of the City of Exeter, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical: Comprising the Religion, and Idolatrous Superstition of the Britons, Saxons and Danes; the Rise and Progress of Christianity in these Western Counties;...

Edition: First Edition

Exeter: P. Hedgeland, 1806. The title page continues: " with a catalogue of the Bishops, from the first erecting this County into a Diocese to the present Era. Collected from the most approved Historians. Also, a General and Parochial Survey and Description of all the Churches, Places of Divine Worship, public Buildings, Institutions, Antiquities, present Government, Prospects etc. And a List of Mayors & Bailiffs, to the Close of the Eighteenth Century... Illustrated with a correct Map of the City and Neighbourhood, a View of Rougemont Castle Gateway, and several ancient Plans and Miscellaneous Plates." Bound in early/period half calf and marbled boards, rebacked with the original spine laid down, modern gilt-lettered spine label, all page edges dyed red; [12], 451, [5] pp.; with 12 engraved plates, including a folding map (complete). Binding with some rubbing, bumping to the corners; offsetting to and from the plates, small repairs to the folding map and the bottom margin of the title-page, text with occasional mild toning, a few small spots, else generally quite clean and sound, firmly bound, Previously the property of the Gibbs family of Exeter, with ink inscriptions on the front flyleaf: "John A. Gibbs 1918" and "To Anthony Herbert Gibbs, Sep. 1940." With a penciled list of Gibbs-related references on the verso of the flyleaf and occasional penciled notes, corrections and annotations in the margins. Glue residue from removed label on front pastedown. In all, VG, internally mainly fine. ; Octavo

Book ID: 49932
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