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The History of Monmouthshire; by WILLIAMS David 1738-1816 - First Edition - 1796 - from Madoc Books    (ABA-ILAB) (SKU: 004446)

The History of Monmouthshire;

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The History of Monmouthshire;

by WILLIAMS David 1738-1816

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1796 VG, 1st ed. The rare subscribers coloured copy, 36 pls, 1 map, 2 ills. In contemporary brown basket weave calf boards, gilt edge tooling, tips carefully repaired. New spine, to style, original title in gilt to red calf label, raised bands, gilt tooling. Internally, map frontis (J Cary, 1787), [12], [1], (ii-xi), [1], [1], 2-360 pp, [1], 2-199, [1] errors, [6] subscribers, 36 pls (coloured), 1 map, 2 charts (folding), lacks half title (as normal per estc but?), ink name of Thomas Lewis Esq of St Pierre to head of title page (see subscribers list), text watermarked T Curtis, plates dated 1793, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, text block edges sprinkled blue, printed by H Baldwin, lacks p117/118 (as is usual in ALL copies. Lowndes), removal marks from scotch tape to f/joint, light offsetting & edge browning, spreading to a couple of leaves (light), plus a couple of light marginal watermarks. 168 copies issued of this title, of which 32 were coloured. Title continues: Illustrated and Ornamented by Views of its Principal Landscapes, Ruins, and Residences by John Gardnor, Vicar of Battersea. (ESTC T78135. Abbey 537. Lowndes 2930). (Folio, 229*289 cms). Williams, political and religious theorist and founder of the Literary Fund who at the suggestion of his friend the physician Dr Thomas Hooper of Pant-y-Goitre, Monmouthshire, and John Morgan of Tredegar, Williams embarked on the monumental History of Monmouthshire; its heterogeneity reflects Williams's experience as an educator, religious philosopher, and political theorist. See ODNB.


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Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB) GB (GB)
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The History of Monmouthshire;
WILLIAMS David 1738-1816
GARDNOR RJohn 1729-1808. HILL.
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First Edition
Date published
Monmouthshire Wales Welsh Colour Plates history topography
Bookseller catalogs
ABA Rare Book Fair London 2018;
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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About Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB)

We are close to the beach and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park. Dealing in Fine & Rare Antiquarian books in the heart of North Wales. We have a general stock of rare books, which include, but are not limited to: history, topography, private press and items with a Welsh interest.We are keen to buy similar antiquarian books and will also provide valuations.


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