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    James Pettit Andrews. The History of Great Britain, Connected with The Chronology of Europe: With Notes, &c. Containing Anecdotes of the Times, Lives of the Learned, and Specimens of Their Works. Vol.I. From Caesar's Invasion, to hte Deposition and Death of Richard II. [and:] Vol.II. From the Deposition and Death of Richard II to the Accession of Edward VI. London: T. Burton and Co. for T. Cadell, 1794-5. Krown & Spellman retail: $300. First edition. 4to. 2 vol. a1-4, *A1-4, A-32, 3O-3Q4, [1]; [1], A-2Z4. vii, 7, 477, [1]; [1], 367pp. Full old calf, gilt ruling, corners worn and chipped, hinges split. Banded spines with gilt decoration, leather labels peeling off, damage to heads and tails. Browning, foxing, occasional damp stain.
    Vol. I: fold-out tables between K3 and K4, Ff3 and Ff4, and Mmm4 and Nnn1; Vol. II: fold-out table between Xx1 and Xx2.
    From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: James Pettit Andrews (1737?-97), antiquarian and historian, was one of the magistrates at the police court in Queen Square, Westminster.  This particular work is notable for containing numerous anecdotes from ancient literature.          ESTC t87889. Lowndes 43.

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