THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CANTERBURY, AND THE Once-Adjoining Monastery: containg, An Account of its First Establishment, Building, Re-Edifications, Repairs, Endowments, Benefactions, Chapels, Altars, Shrines, Reliques, Chauntries, Obiits, Ornaments, Books, Jewels, Plate, Vestments; before the Dissolution of the Monastery: and the Manner of its Dissolution. A Survey of the present Church and Cloysters, Monuments, and Inscriptions, with other Things remarkable: Which, with the several Prospects of the Church, and Engraven by the Best Hands. The Lives of the Archbishops, Priors, &c. of Christ-Church: with an Account of Learned Men there flourishing in their several Times. An Appendix of Ancient Charters and Writings relating to the Church and Monastery. A Catalogue of the Church-Wealth, in Prior Estrey's Time. An Ancient Saxon Obituary, and a Large One continu'd Thence downward.
London: J. Cole, 1726. , 9 plates of coats of arms, 204, lvi Index pages. Illustrated with a further four double-page plates, a plan of the Cathedral, and 36 full-page plates, all extra to the paging, plus many engravings within the text. Contemporary full calf. Folio. First edition. Binding worn; joints cracked; hinges taped at inner joints; bookplate of Joannes Fuller; one double-page plate torn at lower margin and strengthened, many decades ago, from behind with cloth. Binding could do with some work, else a very good copy of what has become a scarce book.