THE ANTIQUITIES OF CANTERBURY. Or, A Survey of that Ancient Citie, With the Suburbs, and Cathedrall. Containing principally matters of Antiquity in them all. Collected chiefly from old Manuscripts, Lieger-bookes, and other like Records, for the most part, never as yet printed. With an Appendix here annexed: Wherein (for better satisfaction to the learned) the Manuscripts, and Records of chiefest consequence, are faithfully exhibited. All (for the honour of that ancient Metropolis, and his good affection to Antiquities) Sought out and Published By the Industry, and Goodwill of William Somner.
London: Printed by I. L. for Richard Thrale, and are to be sold at his Shop ar Pauls-Gate at the signe of the Crosse-Keys, 1640. [xvi], 516, [12 Table] pages. Large woodcut device in verso of title, map of Cantebury; folding engraving of the High Altar in St. Augustine’s Monastery; folding engraving of the Font in Canterbury Cathedral. Contemporary full calf, but with a modern label to the spine. 220 x 170 mm. First edition. Bookplate; small paper flaw in one leaf but without loss of text; the leather of the spine is delaminating in places; couple of margins browned; else a very good copy.
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