BOYS, William.

COLLECTIONS FOR AN HISTORY OF SANDWICH IN KENT. With notices of the other cinque ports and members, and of Richborough. 1792.
Author BOYS, William.
Title COLLECTIONS FOR AN HISTORY OF SANDWICH IN KENT. With notices of the other cinque ports and members, and of Richborough.
Published Canterbury. Printed for the author by Simmons, Kirkby and Jones. 1792 ( but dated incorrectly 1892 as are all copies).
Stock Code 13991
Description Two parts bound as one. [10], viii, 877, [6] pages. Complete with 52 engravings of views, plans, pedigrees, maps etc., as listed; though some are bound out of order. Contemporary full calf, sometime re-backed and re-labelled. 271 x 222 mm. First edition. Some browning and foxing, but not as anywhere near as severe as is often the case; inner joints repaired. A very good copy of this scarce history, complete with half-title; the preliminary subscribers' list, which was often discarded when bound, and the 'Erratum' pasted to the blank verso of the title. This copy bears the bookplates of William Boys, and that of Sir Thomas Colyer Colyer-Fergussan, Baronet of Ightham Mote.
£1695.00