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Contact Nicholas Goodyer
Telephone 020 7226 5682
Specialists Illustrated Books of all Eras, Natural History, Applied Arts, Architecture, London, British Topography, Travel, Social History.
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The Antiquities of Canterbury In Two Parts. The First Part... Revised and Enlarged by Nicolas Battely. The Second Part... by Nicolas Battely... Illustrated and Adorned With Several Useful and Fair Sculptures. , London Knaplock 1703

Folio (9 x 12 1/2 ins, 225 x 320 mm) contemporary paneled calf, well rebacked using the original backstrip and red label, gilt. Extra illustrated with a few pieces, folding map, 22 copper engraved plates (1 carefully repaired, 1 marginal split, no loss) 4 folding, some after Kip and Hollar. A very nice copy of the Second Edition, very different from the first of 1640 (a small 4to, 3 plates).
Signature to head of title-page of Gilbert Knowles (1667-1734, Roman Catholic priest, botanist and poet). Upcott 388 etc..
£650