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Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.

Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.

Dugdale, William. Monasticon Anglicanum. Or the History of the Ancient Abbies, Monasteries, Hospitals, Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, with their Dependencies, in England and Wales: Also of all such Scotch, Irish, and French Monasteries, as did in any manner relate to those in England. Containing a full Collection of all that is necessary to be known concerning the Abby-Lands, and their Revenues, with a particular Account of their Foundations, Grants and Donations; collected from original MSS. the Records in the Tower of London, at York, and in the Court of Exchequer, and Augmentation Office: As also the Famous Libraries of Bodley, King’s-College, Camb. the Benedictine College at Dowey, Arundel, Cotton, Selden, Hatton, &c. Illustrated with original Cuts of the Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and the Habits of the Religious and Military Orders. First publish’d in Latin by Sir William Dugdale, Kt. Late Garter Principal King at Arms. To which is added, Exact Catalogues of the Bishops of the several Dioceses, to the Year 1717. The whole corrected, and supplied with many Useful Additions, by an Eminent Hand. London, Printed by R. Harbin; for D. Brown and J. Smith et al., 1718. 34.5 x 21 cm. blank, engraved frontispiece, TP, xvi [Preface], (4), 124 [Volume the First], 125-244 [Volume the Second], 244-375 [Volume the Third], (9) [Index], blank. With 102 out of 103 Plates, of which 16 Plates are folding. Plate 93 appears to be missing. Contemporary panelled calf boards with blind decorations. Later plain spine with six raised bands. Please see images. Very good condition. Sound binding with later end papers. Externally minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges dust dulled. Internally exceptionally bright and clean. A great copy.

Please note: All Plates are numbered from 1 to 103. Plate 93 is missing. Some of the Plates are in wrong order and one is misnumbered ‘78’ instead of ‘87’. One Plate (9) has a long closed tear, which has been professionally repaired. Overall the Plates are in excellent condition.

Our price: EUR 1.500,-- 

Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.
Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum.

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