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Newcome, Reverend Peter.

THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT AND ROYAL FOUNDATION CALLED THE ABBEY OF ST. ALBAN,

In the County of Hertford, From the Founding Thereof, in 1793, to its Dissolution, in 1539. Exhibiting the Life of Each Abbot, and the Principal Events Relating to the Monastery, During His Rule and Government. Extracted From the Most Faithful Authorities and Records, Both Printed and Manuscript. London: Printed, for the Author, by J. Nichols ... 1795.
Reissue. 4to. T.p. + xiii + 547pp. + [i]. Engraved frontis. (sl. stained), 2 folding ground plans (some repairs to verso and with fold splits), [lacking folding map]. Signature Lll2 with sm. perforation, early signature, marbled e.ps., contemporary straight grained morocco with intricate gilt tooling to edges, some marking and rubbing, gilt tooled spine, a.e.g. Upcott 339; ESTC T53399 ‘With an engraved frontispiece. A reissue of the sheets of the 1793-95 edition. With a final errata leaf. Signatures: pi˛ a4 b˛ B-3Z4 4A6. Page 538 misnumbered 358.’ Apparently the first seperately published work on St Alban Cathedral and Abbey.
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