First edition, 6 vols., large folio, large paper set, complete with all plates, illustrations and maps as called for, with some occasional spotting and browning, full cont. smooth tan calf by J. Clarke, covers with the gilt-blocked armorial of Ralph Sneyd, spines rubbed, joints to vol. III starting, marbled endpapers and edges. Originally issued in 15 separate parts (one for each hundred), on both large and small paper. Title-leaves were printed in 1844 and issued with the last part (for Frustfield), so that the work could be divided into six volumes, with the general title "The modern history of South Wiltshire ." and the imprint "London: Printed by and for John Bowyer Nichols and John Gough Nichols". Vol. 1: Mere, Heytesbury. Vol. 2: Branch and Dole / by the Rev. John Offer and Sir R. C. Hoare, Everly, Ambresbury, Underditch. Vol. 3: Westbury / by Richard Harris and Sir R. C. Hoare, Warminster / by Henry Wansey and Sir R. C. Hoare, South Damerham / by Henry Wansey and Sir R. C. Hoare, Downtown / by George Matcham [and Sir R.C. Hoare], Cawden. Vol. 4: Dunworth and Vale of Noddre / by James Everard, Baron Arundell and Sir R. C. Hoare, Chalk / by Charles Bowles [and Sir R.C. Hoare]. Vol. 5: Alderbury / by Sir R. C. Hoare [and J. G. Nichols], Frustfield / by George Matcham [and Sir R.C. Hoare], Addenda to the several hundreds; and general index to the whole work [with no part title-leaf]. Vol. 6, Old and new Sarum, or Salisbury, by Robert Benson and Henry Hatcher [parts 1 and 2, the latter by Hatcher alone]. From the library of Anthony R. A. Hobson, with his bookplate. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The History of Modern Wiltshire.
Editorial: London: Printed by and for John Nichols and Son -1844
Año de publicación: 1822
Descripción London: Printed by and for John Nichols and Son and 1831, 1830. 2 volumes bound in one, with separate title-pages and individually paginated. With a coloured map showing Hundreds of Westbury and Warminster. Westbury:- 3 engraved plates, textual plans, and engravings, in the text, 92pp; Warminster:- 3 engraved plates, textual plans, x + 133pp, folio, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, lacks much of spine, top board held by strings, front endpaper creased with short tears crudely repaired with cellotape, plates partly waterstained. - --- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WILTSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ----. Nº de ref. del artículo: UK90-3720