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JONES, Inigo (1573--1652)
[Most notable antiquity of ... Stone-Heng. 1725]
The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury Plain, restored, by Inigo Jones Esquire, architect generall to the late King. To which are added, The chorea gigantum, or, Stone-Heng restored to the Danes, by Doctor Charleton; and Mr. Webb's Vindication of Stone-Heng restored, in answer to Dr. Charleton's reflections; ...
London: printed for D. Browne junior, and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, 1725.
[8]; [4], 72; [10], 48; [6], 228, [14] p., [2] engr. frontis. ports., [4], 7, [2] engr. pl. (4 fold.) : [14] engr. illus. ; 34.7 cm. (2°)

A collected edition of three works relating to Stonehenge, comprising the second editions of Inigo Jones's Stone-Heng, 1655 (q.v.), Walter Charleton's Chorea gigantum, 1663, and John Webb's A vindication of Stone-Heng restored, 1665. The original woodcut plates and illustrations to Jones's work were redrawn and engraved for the 1725 edition and four new plates added. In some copies, as here, the illustration which usually appears on page 6 of Charleton's work is printed on a separate page. Each work has a special title-page; the general title-page is printed in red and black. ESTC t41442; BAL, Early printed books, no. 1628; Harris and Savage, 384.

Binding C18th calf Cambridge style blind-tooled panels.

Reference Number 2533


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