Camden, William.


[Containing Gibson’s Edition of 1695 and Gough’s Edition of 1789] thus: CAMDEN’S BRITANNIA, newly translated into English: with large additions and improvements· Publish’d by Edmund Gibson, of Queens-College in Oxford. Published by Edmund Gibson ... Printed by F. Collins, for A. Swalle ... 1695. pp.(583-703). Double page map of South Wales by Rob Morden, double page map of Monmouth by Rob Morden, copper plate Number XX engraved by I. Kip, [Lacking map of North Wales], ills., dec. initial letters. Printed in columns. Wing C359; ESTC R12882; The first edition edited by Edmund Gibson, and the first edition to contain Robert Mordens maps BRITANNIA: or, a chorographical description of the flourishing kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the islands adjacent; from the earliest antiquity. By William Camden. Translated from the edition published by the author in MDCVII. Enlarged by the latest discoveries, by Richard Gough, F. A. & R. SS. In three volumes. ... Printed by John Nichols ... G. G. J. and J. Robinson ... 1789. pp.(465-598). Folding map of South Wales engraved by J. Cary, copper plate numbers XIV, XV XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXII, and XXI, engraved by J. Cary, folding map of Monmouth engraved by J. Cary [Lacking signature [6N2] pp.511-512], [Lacking map of North Wales], ills. Printed in columns. ESTC N15693. With] Printed by John ... G. G. J. and J. Robinson ... 1789.
2 works bound in 1. Folio. Manuscript title pages and notes. Ex.-libris John Cule, some light browning, rebound in half morocco with cloth boards, gilt lettered spine, minor marking. With a pencil note ‘from the Library of Willoughby Gardner’. Dr Willoughby Gardner, noted bibliophile, archaeologist, academic and author who donated a substantial library of early natural history books, ranging from the C15th to the C18th to the National Mueum of Wales.
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