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STUKELEY, William (1687--1765)
A letter from Dr. Stukeley to Mr. Macpherson, on his publication of Fingal and Temora. With a print of Cathmor's shield.
London: printed by Richard Hett: and sold by J. Baillie, 1763.
19, [1] p., [1] engr. pl. (hand-col.) ; 25.8 cm. (4º)

Vertical chain lines. The plate of Cathmor's shield is engraved by James Caldwal after Stukeley's design. The final page contains an 'Explication of the Shield'. ESTC t145574.

Copy Notes The Soane copy has the plate bound as a frontispiece, and is bound (3) after the author's Palæographia sacra, 1763 (q.v.), and The healing of diseases, 1750 (q.v.). The volume is inscribed on front pastedown in ink: To the Accomplished / Mrs. Farquarson / from / the author. Bookseller's inscription in pencil on the rear pastedown: 2 vols £1-s1-1 / Presentation copy from / the Author.

Binding C18th mottled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 951


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