|The History of Kent in Five Parts, Containing 1. An Exact Topography abd Description of the County. II. The Civil History of Kent. III. The Ecclesiastical History of Kent - John Harris 1719|
Complete and Condition Very Good
Printed and sold by D.Midwinter, at The Three Crowns in St.Paul's Churchyard 1719
Folio - 450x280 mm.
Dedication, Preface, Ode in Praise of Kent, Subscribers list +592pp. + index xl.
Illustrated in total with 44 plates comprising the large folding engraved map of the County with heraldic border together with maps of Thanet x2, Beacons of Kent, and Romney Marsh.
33 double page depictions of the grand houses of Kent by Kip and Badeslade together with a view of Tunbridge Wells all shown as aerial projections.
Extra fold outs for the panorama of Rochester plus five singles including the frontis porrtait of the author.
Early diced full calf binding with the armorial crest of Sir Simon R.B.Taylor (1783-1815) in gilt to the cover and his library plate to the front paste down.
Sometime rebacked with the original spine relaid and the internal hinges strengthened. The edges and corners lightly worn.
A handsome volume, scarce, complete and in good order.
Price: £3,950.00 / $5,925.00