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HATTON, Edward (b. 1664?)
A new view of London; or, an ample account of that city, in two volumes, or eight sections. Being a more particular description thereof than has hitherto been known to be published of any city in the world. ...
London: printed for R. Chiswell, A. and J. Churchill, T. Horne, J. Nicholson, and R. Knaplock, 1708.
2 vols ; 19.6 cm. (8º)
I: [32], xlii, 352 p., [1] fold. letterpress table, [2] fold. maps, [1] fold. pl.
II: [2], 353--824 p., [2] pl. (1 fold.).

Anonymous. By Edward Hatton. Includes a gazetteer of street names and descriptions of buildings arranged alphabetically within sections, giving the origins of many place names. The verso of the title-page of vol. I has an advertisement for the proposed reprinting of Stow's Survey of London. Volume II has slightly different wording in the title, with the imprint reading: printed for John Nicholson, and Robert Knaplock. ESTC t43042; Alston XI.56.

Copy Notes 'Hatton's View of London 2 Vol 8vo' bought for 16s. on 20 February 1829 from T. & W. Boone. (Spiers Box). Volume II with armorial bookplate of Thomas Hammersley.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders, red morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 2678


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