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WOOD, John (1704--1754)
Choir Gaure, vulgarly called Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, described, restored, and explained; in a letter to the right honourable Edward late Earl of Oxford, and Earl Mortimer. By John Wood, architect.
Oxford printed at the Theatre. And sold by C. Hitch; and S. Birt in London; by J. Leake in Bath; and B. Collins in Salisbury, 1747.
119, [1] p., engr. frontis., [5] pl. (4 fold.) ; 20.2 cm. (8º)

The letter to the Earl of Oxford is dated 'Decemb. 15th. 1740'. ESTC t63382.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper Woods Stonehenge/ Collinson's Antiqs/ both Scarce/ -15.0. Traces of a bookplate from an unidentified circulating library in Bath are visible under Soane's bookplate. Inscribed with marginal pencil markings. Bound (1) with J. Collinson, The beauties of British antiquity, 1779 (q.v.).

Binding C18th quarter calf, marbled-paper boards, red morocco spine-label lettered 'British Antiquities'.

Reference Number 3625


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