DESIDERATA CURIOSA or, a Collection of Divers Scarce and Curious Pieces Relating Chiefly to Matters of English History consisting of Choice Tracts, Memoirs, Letters, Wills, Epitaphs, &c. Transcribed, many of them, from the originals themselves, and the rest from divers antient ms. Copies, or the ms. Collections of sundry famous antiquaries and other eminent persons, both of the last and present age: the whole, as near as possible, digested into an order of time, and illustrated with ample notes, contents, additional discourses, and a complete index. By Francis Peck, M.A. Rector of Godeby near Melton in Leicestershire. Adorned with cuts. A new edition, greatly corrected, with some memoirs of the life and writings of Mr. Peck.
London: Printed for Thomas Evans in the Strand, 1779. 2 Vols bound as 1. xvii, , 238, : vi, , 239-581,  Pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 9 plates. Bound in recent quarter calf over marbled boards with vellum tips. Quarto. Frontispiece laid down; lacks half title; some light browning; impressed library stamp to title-page of volume I; else a very good copy.