CAMDEN, WILLIAM. 1551-1623. Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland and the Islands Adjacent; from the Earliest Antiquity. London: John Nichols, 1789.
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CAMDEN, WILLIAM. 1551-1623. Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland and the Islands Adjacent; from the Earliest Antiquity. London: John Nichols, 1789.
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CAMDEN, WILLIAM. 1551-1623.
Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland and the Islands Adjacent; from the Earliest Antiquity. London: John Nichols, 1789.
3 volumes. Folio (425 x 253 mm). viii, [2], xxii, [4], viii, cxlix, [1], 351, [1], [36], [1]; [6], 589, 37, [5]; [6], 760, [2], [52] pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author, 57 engraved maps, all but 3 of which are folding, 96 engraved plates, several of which are folding, folding table and illustrations in the text. Period full tree calf, rebacked preserving original spines. Some dampstain, mainly to margin of preliminary and final leaves in third volume but some minor dampstain to other two volumes, faint foxing, some leaves toned, repairs to a few leaves.

FIRST EDITION OF EXPANDED RICHARD GOUGH TRANSLATION.
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