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LEEDS. Thoresby, Ralph. Ducatus Leodiensis: or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes... to which is added... a Catalogue of his Musaeum, with the Curiosities Natural and Artificial and the Antiquities... also a Catalogue of Manuscripts. The second edition, with notes and additions, by Thomas Dunham Whittaker. xvi (preface), xvii (life of the author), 268, 123 (Musaeum Thoresbyanum), 159, [1], 11 index, [1]p directions to binder., half-title., frontispiece portrait, 28 engraved plates, and engravings in text. folio. B. Dewhirst. 1816. with... Loidis and Elmete; or, an attempt to illustrate the Districts Described In Those Words By Bede; and supposed to embrace the Lower Portions of Aredale and Wharfdale together with The Entire Vale of Calder in the County of York. [iv], 404, [ii], 2, 88pp appendix., half-title., 53 portraits and plates (2 in colour), 21 illustrations in the text and 17 pedigrees. folio. printed by Davison for Robinson, Son, and Holdsworth, Leeds; and John Hurst, Wakefield, 1816. Two volumes. Some occasional foxing and offsetting as usual but a very good large copy bound in matching 19th century half red morocco, gilt lettered spine, top-edge-gilt. Some marks to the boards and rubbing to the joints and raised bands. Armorial book-plate of Henry Drummond, Albury Park, Surrey.
Author Thoresby, Ralph.
Date 1816

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