THE ANTIQUITIES OF CANTERBURY. In Two Parts. The First part.…

THE ANTIQUITIES OF CANTERBURY. In Two Parts. The First part. The Antiquities of Canterbury; or a Survey of that Ancient City, with the Suburbs and Cathedral, &c. Sought out and Published by the Industry and Good Will of William Somner. The Second edition, Revised and Enlarged by Nicolas Battely, M.A.  Also Mr. Somner's Discourse called Chartham-Mews: or a Relation of some Strange Bones found at Chartham in Kent. To which are added some Observations concerning the Roman Antiquities of Canterbury. And a preface, giving an Account of the Works and remains of the learned Antiquary Mr. William Somner, by N.B. The Second part. Cantuaria Sacra: or the Antiquities I. Of the cathedral and metropolitian Church. II. Of the Archbishoprick. III. Of the late Priory of Christ-Church; and of the present Collegiate Church, founded by K. Hen. VIII. With a Catalogue of all the Deans, and Canons thereof. IV. Of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury. V. Of the Monastery of St. Augustin; of the parish-Churches, Hospitals, and other religious Places, that are or have been in or near that City; Enquired into, by Nicolas Battely, Vicar of Beaksborn. Illustrated and Adorned with several Useful and Fair Sculptures. by SOMNER, Wlliam. Battley, Nicolas.

THE ANTIQUITIES OF CANTERBURY. In Two Parts. The First part. The Antiquities of Canterbury; or a Survey of that Ancient City, with the Suburbs and Cathedral, &c. Sought out and Published by the Industry and Good Will of William Somner. The Second edition, Revised and Enlarged by Nicolas Battely, M.A. Also Mr. Somner's Discourse called Chartham-Mews: or a Relation of some Strange Bones found at Chartham in Kent. To which are added some Observations concerning the Roman Antiquities of Canterbury. And a preface, giving an Account of the Works and remains of the learned Antiquary Mr. William Somner, by N.B. The Second part. Cantuaria Sacra: or the Antiquities I. Of the cathedral and metropolitian Church. II. Of the Archbishoprick. III. Of the late Priory of Christ-Church; and of the present Collegiate Church, founded by K. Hen. VIII. With a Catalogue of all the Deans, and Canons thereof. IV. Of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury. V. Of the Monastery of St. Augustin; of the parish-Churches, Hospitals, and other religious Places, that are or have been in or near that City; Enquired into, by Nicolas Battely, Vicar of Beaksborn. Illustrated and Adorned with several Useful and Fair Sculptures.

London: R, Knaplock, at the Angel and Crown in St, Paul’s Church-Yard. [16], 192, [3], 80, [4], [4], 178, 70, [4]pp. Illustrated with 20 engraved plates and plans etc. Contemporary full calf, gilt, expertly and finely re-backed at some time. Folio. Large paper copy. Contemporary full calf, sometime finely re-backed with gilded raised hubs and a red gilt label. Presentation copy inscribed on end-paper: ‘Novemb. 20. 1703. To the Honourable Sir John Crisp Baronet[.] Most Honoured Sir, Your kind acceptance of this Book is the most humble request of Honoured Sir, Your most obliged & obedient servant N. Battley.’ Bookplate of W. N. Elliot esq. Engraved pictorial library label. Binding a little rubbed, else a very handsome copy.

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