The Lives Of those Eminent Antiquaries John Leland, Thomas Hearne, and Anthony à Wood; with An authentick Account of their respective Writings and Publications, from Original Papers
HUDDESFORD, William; WARTON, Thomas (eds.)
Title continues: "in which are occasionally inserted Memoirs relating to many eminent Persons, and various Parts of Literature. Also, Several Engravings of Antiquity, never before published." The life of Leland is by William Huddesford; the lives of Hearne and Wood are autobiographical with additions.
Publisher: Clarendon Press for J. and J. Fletcher & Joseph Pote
Date Published: 1772
Place Published: Oxford
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols. with various paginations. 25 cm. Seven engravings in volume one and three (two of which fold out) in volume two. Full leather with marbled endpapers and text block edges. From our As Is shelf. One board missing from each volume and remaining boards detached. Corners worn, chipped bottom spine vol. I. Vol. I dampstained on rear and throughout. Vol. 2 has label residue on front endpaper as well as dampness stains and bleeding of red dye in first pages, tear in p. 397 margin.