A Compendious History of England, from The Invasion by the Romans, to The Present Time. Adorned with a Map of Great Britain and Ireland, Colour'd; and embellished with Thirty-one Cuts of all the Kings and Queens Who have reign'd since the Conquest: Drawn chiefly From their Statues at the Royal Exchange.
London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1758. [Price bound Two Shillings]. First Newbery edition. iv, , viii, 9-266, [10, publisher's catalogue] pages. Folding engraved map of the British Isles by Emanuel Bowen. With thirty-one magnificent wood-engraved figures of sovereigns, most signed JB. Recent binding of quarter calf gilt over marbled boards. 140 x 89 mm. First edition. Some browning at foot of title-page; armorial bookplate of Sir Walter Blount to front pastedown; the map has been strengthened at two folds from the blank verso; else a very good, clean copy. See Roscoe J76(1).
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