1676 The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain, Kingdom of England, Scotland, Ireland and the Isles Adjoyning
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Complete with the maps this is around £100,000. Containing; the original title page in both red and black printing, two dedication pages "To the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Sheldon", and "To the Most High, and Most Potent Monarch, James", three leaves of the preface, three leaves of poetical works, the "Contents of the Chorographical Part, The First Book" through to the contents of "The King's Dominions Abroad", the title page to "The Second Book: Containing the Principality of Wales", page 97 and 98 of this work, five leaves of road branch diagrams, the title page to "The Third Book: Containing a General View of the Kingdom of Scotland", page 129 of this work, the title page to "The Fourth Book: Containing the Kingdom of Ireland", page 135 of this work, the title page to "A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World", and the complete Index.
Rebacked in a full contemporary calf binding with the original calf boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed, with wear to the extremities, and minor cocking to the spine. Both hinges are tender. Internally, binding is a little strained in places, with some leaves working loose. Work is seriously incomplete with what is present listed above. Some scattered spotting and handling marks.
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