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STUKELEY, William (1687--1765)
Palæographia Britannica: or, discourses on antiquities in Britain. Number II. Origines Roystonianæ, part II. or a defence of lady Roisia de Vere foundress of Roiston, against the calumny of Mr. Parkin ... To which occasionally are added, many curious matters in antiquity: and six copper-plates. By Willaim Stukeley ...
Stamford printed by Francis Howgrave, and sold by Andrew Rogers bookseller there: and the booksellers in London, 1745.
[6], v, [1], iv, 135, [1] p., VI engr. pl. (2 fold). ; 25.3 cm. (4°)

Number I in the series, subtitled Origines Roystonianæ, or, an account of the oratory of Lady Roisia foundress of Royston, discovered at Royston, in August 1742 was published by R. Manby in 1743; a third volume subtitled Oriuna wife of Carausius, Emperor of Britain was published by C. Corbet in 1752. Plate I is the frontispiece. ESTC t144383.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3392


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