Book Description

AN ACCURATE DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY OF THE METROPOLITAN AND CATHEDRAL CHURCHES OF CANTERBURY AND YORK, From their first Foundation to the present Year. Illustrated with One Hundred and Seventeen Copper-Plates, Consisting of Different Views, Plans, Monuments, Antiquities, Arms, &c. London: Printed for W. Sandby, 1755. 144 + [6]. Tall folio. Rebound, half leather, marbled paper. 6 raised bands. Gilt lettering on spine. Title on black leather label. Light tide-marks within. A small number of very minor repaired tears. Complete, contains all 117 plates. Includes map of York included in Francis Drake's 1736 "Eboracum," considered first history of York. Beautiful collection of plates featuring architectural elements, stained glass windows, and coats of arms. Very good.
Author Unknown
Date 1755
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Printed for W. Sandby
Condition Very good

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