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WILLIS, Browne (1682--1760)
[Cathedral surveys. England. Part 2. 1730]
A survey of the cathedrals of Lincoln, Ely, Oxford, and Peterborough. Containing a history of their foundations, builders, antient monuments, and inscriptions; endowments, alienations, sales of lands, patronages. ... With an exact account of all the churches and chapels in each diocese; ... illustrated with twelve curious draughts of the ichnographies, uprights, and other prospects of these cathedrals; newly taken to rectify the erroneous representations of them in the Monasticon, and other authors. By Browne Willis, Esq;
London: printed for R. Gosling, 1730.
[4], iii, [1], 592 p., [12] pl. ; 24.8 cm. (4º)

A continuation of Willis's Survey of the cathedrals of York, Durham, Carlisle, Chester, Man, Lichfield, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, and Bristol, 1727 (q.v.). BAL, Early printed books, no. 3669; ESTC t93607.

Copy Notes Traces of the removal of an earlier bookplate underneath Soane's.

Binding C18th undyed goatskin, gilt rule borders, gilt-tooled spine, gilt edges. Uniformly bound as volume III with the author's Survey of the cathedrals of York, Durham, Carlisle, Chester, Man, Lichfield, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, and Bristol, 1727 (q.v.).

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