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Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.

Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.

Pitts Capper, Benjamin. A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom. Compiled from Parliamentary, and other authentic Documents and Authorities; containing Geographical, Topographical, & Statistical Accounts of every District, Object, and Place in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the various small Islands dependant on the British Empire. Accompanied by Forty-Six Maps, drawn purposely for this Work, on an original Plan. First Edition. London, Printed for Richard Phillips, 1808. 21 x 13 cm. Both volumes unpaginated, c. 1000+ pages. Illustrated with 45 Maps, including 6 folding (Ireland x 2 / Scotland x 2 / Wales & Yorkshire). Note: Wales is shown on one map only, not two, as described in the ‘List of Maps’. Modern half leather over marbled boards. Black spine labels with gilt titles. Gilt decorations. Plain end papers. Very good condition. Binding as new. Internally mildly age darkened. Very few small annotations. Name of previous owner with small pencil drawing on verso of half title page. A very attractive set in a nice modern binding.

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Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.
Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.
Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.
Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.
Pitts Capper, A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom.

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