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book #78727
Lambarde, William
A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre. Collected and written . . . in the yeare, 1570 . . . and nowe increased by the addition of some things which the Authour him selfe hath observed [etc.]. STC 15175.5
Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.], London, 1576.
The rare first edition variant of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [and] eminently readable"
Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, red edges, well preserved and with good margins, with the map, one copy in ESTC in North America; the Taussig copy
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$ 4500.00

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