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    With Marvelous Folding Engraved Plates of Stonehenge

    Inigo Jones. The Most Notable Antiquity of Great Britain, Vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury Plain, Restored, by Inigo Jones, Esq; Architect General to the King. London: Printed for D. Browne and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, 1725.

    Second edition. Folio, three parts in one. [xii], 72; [x], 48, [vi], 228, [14, Index] pages. General title page printed in red and black. With all sectional title pages. Engraved portrait frontispieces to two parts. With eleven engraved plates, seven of which are double-folded plates. Numerous woodcuts in the text.

    Contemporary paneled calf with gilt spine titles on a red leather title label. Recased, with original covers laid down. Moderate wear to binding. Hinges a bit worn. Very minor occasional foxing, but contents mostly very clean. Small hole to L2, affecting the folio. Astle Library stamp on the front pastedown. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch by the current owner in 1973, with invoice laid in. Very good.


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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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