[Gough, Richard].


Or, An Historical Account of What Has Been Done for Illustrating the Topographical Antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 1 [only of 2]. T. Payne and Son 1780.
1st Ed. 4to. lii + *792pp. + [lvii]. With Additions and Corrections bound in throughout. T.p. device, 7 folding maps. Portion replaced to t.p., some light browning, modern marbled, inner gilt dentelles, contemporary gilt rule edged calf, some marking, SJT monogram inlaid in leather to upper board, rebacked with much of gilt spine laid down, gilt lettered labels to spines, t.e.g. Upcott IX. D.N.B. "... possess the highest permanent value ... It contains a minute and exhaustive description of all the public records, chronicles, heralds' visitations, printed books, manuscript collections, maps, charts, engravings, articles in periodicals, and other materials then available for the elucidation of the antiquities and topography of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the earliest times."
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