[Waller, William].

A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINES IN CARDIGANSHIRE.

Published: London

Date: 1704

Reissue. 22pp (printed one side only). Folding map of Cardiganshire mines (sm. tear at fold), 10 folding maps and plans, 4 folding plates. Light browning, ex.-Signet Society, early marbled boards with rubbed calf corners rebacked in C20th half calf, gilt lettered title label to faded spine.

Note
Scarce, still referenced today. Issued with variable numbers of plans and maps (our copy has 10 plus the main map), our copy with in addition folding plates of ‘The Cupulo at Garrigg ...’, ‘The Silver Mills’, ‘Garrigg Refining Houses of Furnaces’, ‘A Draught of the Workhouses at Neath’. ESTC T114565. ‘Anonymous. By William Waller. A reissue of his report to the Company of Mine Adventurers: ’Honour’d sirs, It is not for the vanity of appearing in print’ with the first two pages reset. Apparently issued with or without a map of Cardiganshire [present in our copy]. Horizontal chain lines. Hanson, 350.’

£2000

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