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												Magnae Britanniae Notitia: Or, The Present State of Great-Britain.. by  John Chamberlayne
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			 - 1710
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Magnae Britanniae Notitia: Or, The Present State of Great-Britain..

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Magnae Britanniae Notitia: Or, The Present State of Great-Britain..

by Chamberlayne, John

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1710. London, 1710. Later edition. London, 1710. Later edition. Great Britain in 1710 Chamberlayne, John [1666-1723]. [Chamberlayne, Edward (1616-1703)]. Magnae Britanniae Notitia: Or, The Present State of Great-Britain, With Divers Remarks Upon the Antient State Thereof. And More Exact and Larger Additions in the List of the Officers, &c. Than in Any Former Impression. With Her Majesty's Royal Privilege. London: Printed for Timothy Goodwin, Matthew Wotton, [et al.], 1710. [xvi], 304, 301*-304*,305-656, 657*-668*, 657-708, [20] pp. Pagination irregular, text complete, portrait frontispiece lacking. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to boards and extremities with light wear to corners. Moderate toning to text, some leaves have faint dampstaining and foxing, light soiling to title page. $100. * Later edition. This fascinating work describes Great Britain's resources, currency, weights and measures, laws, customs, faith and inhabitants. It also lists the current holders of various courtly, judicial and religious offices. The first editions were produced by John Chamberlayne's Father, Edward, the first in 1669. 35 editions followed, the last in 1755. English Short-Title Catalogue T54585.

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Magnae Britanniae Notitia: Or, The Present State of Great-Britain..
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Chamberlayne, John
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1710
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