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A History of the County of Brecknock. by Jones, Theophilus - 1909-1930: Containing the Chorography, General History, Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Language, System of Agriculture, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, Natural Curiosities, Variations of the Soil, Stratification, Mineralogy, List of Rare and o

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A History of the County of Brecknock. by Jones, Theophilus - 1909-1930

A History of the County of Brecknock.: Containing the Chorography, General History, Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Language, System of Agriculture, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, Natural Curiosities, Variations of the Soil, Stratification, Mineralogy, List of Rare and o

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Published and Sold by Blissett, Davies & Co., 14 Bridge Street. Brecon. 1909. 1911. Brecknock Society. 1930. 4 volumes bound in 2. 4to. xiv, 200, vii, (1), Frontispiece plate, folding map, 17 further plates, 3 text illustrations; 257, ix, Frontispiece plate, 12 further plates, 1 text illustration; 222, xiii, Frontispiece plate, 14 further plates, 2 text illustrations; xii, 317, (34), Frontispiece plate, 14 further plates, 5 text illustrations. (A total of 61 plates, as published). Later full mottled calf, spines in 6 compartments, with raised bands and leather labels. Tear to final page of index neatly repaired. Half titles and last pages of each volume slightly soiled, prior to rebinding. A very handsome set.

Theophilus Jones (1759-1812), the Historian of Brecknock. Lifelong friend of Edward Davies, 'Celtic Davies'.

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by Smith, G[odfrey]

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Printed for James Hodges, at the Looking Glass, facing St Magnus Church, London Bridge. Fourth edition, with additional section on Perspective. 1755. 8vo. [6], 352, [8]pp. Unusual allegorical frontispiece engraved by James Hulett, 16 further copper plates of which 2 are folding (V mis-numbered VI). Later full calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather labels, gilt and blind tooling. Blind tooling to upper and lower boards. Repaired closed fold tear to one plate. Closed repaired tear to p.157/8. Slight chips to corners of frontispiece. Some toning, spotting and offsetting.
The Laboratory; or School of Arts: in which are Faithfully Exhibited, and fully Explained, A variety of curious and valuable Experiments in Refining, Calcining, Melting, Assaying, Casting, Alloying, and Toughening of Gold; with several other Curiosities relating to Gold and Silver. Choice secrets for Jewellers in the Management of Gold; in Enamelling, and the Preparation of Enamel Colours, with the Art of Copying… Read More
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De l'imprimerie de P. Didot L'Aine. L'An 111 de la Republique. 1795. Edition limited to 100 copies. Se vend chez Ponce et Regnault, graveurs, rue du Fauberg Jacques.In 18: 11x 17cm. Half title, x (in smaller state), 173pp. Eng. frontis by Rouchard, 3 double engraved plates after Marillier (in two states, & large paper). Occasional light spotting. Fine copy in the original full crushed red levant morocco, raised bands to spine, inner gilt dentelles, silk bookmarker, top edge gilt.
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De l'imprimerie de P. Didot L'Aine. L'An 111 de la Republique. 1795. Edition limited to 100 copies. Se vend chez Ponce et Regnault, graveurs, rue du Fauberg Jacques.In 18: 11x 17cm. Half title, x (in smaller state), 173pp. Eng. frontis by Rouchard, 3 double engraved plates after Marillier (in two states, & large paper). Occasional light spotting. Fine copy in the original full crushed red levant morocco, raised bands to spine, inner gilt dentelles, silk bookmarker, top edge gilt.
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Bookplate of Lord Stanley of Alderley. John Thomas Stanley (1766-1850), 7th Baronet and First Baron Stanley of Alderley of Alderley Park, Cheshire. He undertook learned expeditions to the cultural centres of Europe, becoming one of the first explorers of Iceland.
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A free discussion of the doctrines of Materialism, and Philosophical Necessity, in a Correspondence between Dr. Price and Dr. Priestley. To which are added, by Dr. Priestley, an introduction, explaining the Nature of the Controversy...

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by JONES Theophilus 1759-1812

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Brecknock. : Theophilus Jones by George North, 1809. Later Edition . Boards. Fair. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. HOARE Sir Richd. PRICE T. NORRIS Chas. . Ltd ed, Fair, VG, 1898. Vol 2, parts 1 & 2 only, in publishers blue boards, corners & edges bumped & worn. Spines covers, lacking in vol part 1 & almost all in part 2. Internally, Vol 2 Part 1, 1809, frontis, engraved title page with vignette, [2], [1], (ii-xii), [9] subscribers errata, [1], [1], 2-414 pp, 1 eng tp, 12 pls (including 3 coloured with coats of arms). Vol 2, Part 2, 1809, eng title page with vignette, [2], 415-834 pp, [6] index, 8 pls + the eng tp, ink name to fpds (Tho. Riddell), some light spotting to first few leaves only, text block edges uncut. (Folio, 250*316 mm). (Anderson 343). Sold subject to no return. Jones, a county historian, also wrote some essays, reviews, and published letters on Welsh history, tours, and antiquities in the Cambrian Register (1795, 1796) and in Archaeologia (1814), but a… Read More
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