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GROSE, Francis (1731?--1791)
[Antiquities of England and Wales. Supplement]
Supplement to the antiquities of England and Wales. By Francis Grose, ... (Vol. II.)
London: printed for S. Hooper, 1787.
2 vols ; 31.5 cm. (2°)
I: [2], iv, 36, 4, [308] p., engr. frontis., engr. t.-pl, engr. port., [16] pl., [2] fold. map (1 col.) : [152] engr. illus. (some col. maps)
II: 3, [1], [210], 8 p., engr. frontis., engr. t.-pl., [6] pl. : [102] engr. illus. (some col. maps)

Intended to accompany various editions of The antiquities of England and Wales; vol. II contains a general index 'to the six volumes'. Volume I title-plate dated 1777 in error for 1787, has no volume numbering, and its 'To the public' is dated: '13th Sept. 1787'; vol. II bears volume numbering and is dated 1787. Later reissued with renumbered engraved titlepages. Volume I contains views drawn in 1786. The county maps are hand-coloured. ESTC t218189.

Binding C18th full russia, gilt-dotted borders, gilt double-ruled, direct-lettered spines. Bound as volumes 'V' and 'VI' of Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales (q.v.).

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