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[Adams, John:] Index Villaris: or, an exact register, alphabetically digested, of all the cities, market-towns, parishes, villages, the hundred, lath, rape, ward, wapentake, or other division of each county: [?]. London: printed for T. Sawbridge, and M. Gillyflower [?], 1690. Second edition. Folio, pp.[viii], 419, [I] (with usual mistakes in signatures and pagination). Lacks map, as is often the case. Small pencil note to p.363, repair to pi3 and small closed tear at head margin pi4.Occasional smudgy marks and very faint marginal dampstaining. Contemporary Cambridge style panelled calf, neat modern reback with red gilt label, corners repaired. A bit scratched, edges chipped but still good. Contemporary inscription to head of title: 'Bought of Wm. Robins 1690'. Previous owner's signature crossed through and illegible. Upcott mentions only the 3rd edition, of 1700 (p.x). The full title reads as follows: Index villaris, or, An exact register, alphabetically digested, of all the cities, market-towns, parishes, villages, the hundred, lath, rape, ward, wapentake, or other division of each county, the bishopricks, deaneries, churches, chappels, hospitals, with the rectories and vicarages in England and Wales and their respective valuations in the King's books, the private seats of the King, nobility and gentry, the number of Parliament-men sent by cities or burroughs, the inns of court, colleges, inns of chancery, or other societies, the latitude of each particular place, and difference of longitude, East or West from London explained by words at length and symbols or characters in a plain and most intelligible method: hereto is added a perfect catalogue of the nobility of England and Wales to the present time, May 20, 1690, with their respective seats and the counties wherein they are scituate [sic]. ESTC R4927; Wing A480.   Ref: 53819  show full image..
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Adolph, Anthony: Brutus of Troy and the Quest for the Ancestry of the British. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2020. 8vo., pp. xi, 237 + plates. Maps and illustrations to text. Paperback. Unread, light shelf-wear, very good. First published in 2015.   Ref: 54444 
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Allen, Mark, & Amwell, Stephanie (eds.): Annotated Chaucer Bibliography 1997-2010. Manchester University Press, 2016. First edition. 8vo., pp. xx, 806. Hardback: laminated boards. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy. In the series: Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture   Ref: 54460 
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Baker, T. F. T. (ed.): The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex. Volume V. Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research, 1976. First edition. 4to. Fully illustrated. Hardback: red cloth, gilt, fine. Dust-jacket, price-clipped, slightly creased to edges otherwise very good.   Ref: 53996 
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Baker, T. F. T. (ed.): The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex. Volume VI. Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research, 1980. First edition. 4to. Fully illustrated. Hardback: red cloth, gilt, fine. Dust-jacket, lightly shelf-rubbed,, slightly creased to edges otherwise very good.   Ref: 53997 
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Ballard, Richard: England, France and Aquitaine: From Victory to Defeat in the Hundred Years War. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2020. First edition. 8vo., pp. xiv, 273 + plates with maps and illustrations. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy.   Ref: 54436 
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Barr, Helen (ed.): The Digby Poems: A New Edition of the Lyrics. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2009. 8vo., pp. viii, 360. Paperback. Unread, light shelf-wear, very good indeed.   Ref: 54459 
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Basdeo, Stephen: The Life and legend of a Rebel Leader: Wat Tyler. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2018. First edition. 8vo., pp. 216 + plates. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy.   Ref: 54458 
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Battely, John: Opera Posthuma. viz. Antiquitates Rutupinae et Antiquitates S. Edmundi Burgi ad Annum 1272 Perductae. Oxonii [Oxford]: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1745. 2 parts in 1 vol., 4to., pp.(xii), 138, (iv); (iv), 164 +16 plates, some folding (in part one 12 numbered & 1 unnumbered, in part two 3 numbered). Engraved head- and tail-piece and initials. Small abraded area to centre of title-page nearly forming a hole but not affecting text, occasional light spots but very clean internally. Contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, spine gilt with label, edges sprinkled red. Head and tail of spine and joints repaired in a lighter colour, corners worn, very good. To front paste-down, ownership inscription of J. Fleming, Coll: Oriel Soc. 1774 (according to Alumni Oxonienses of Thorner, Yorkshire, who began his M.A. at Oriel College in 1770). Also later book label of James Hobbs. The 'Antiquitates Rutupinae' is the second edition, having been previously published in 1711; Battely's nephew Oliver inherited his papers and arranged for this complete publication with Sir James Burrough. The works treat the antiquities of Richborough, rich in Roman remains, near where Battely had been Rector of Adisham, and the history of Bury St Edmunds, where Battely had grown up. "An elegant posthumous discourse, says Bishop Nicolson" (Lowndes). ESTC T91281. Lowndes 130.   Ref: 54566  show full image..
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Beal, Jane: John Trevisa and the English Polychronicon. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2013. 8vo., pp. 172. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap.   Ref: 53412 
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