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Calendars of the Ancient Charters

And of the Welch and Scotish [sic] Rolls

Now Remaining in the Tower of London

Also Calendars of all the Treaties of Peace Etc Entered into by the Kings of England with those of Scotland

By [Joseph Ayloffe]

1772 - London - W and J Richardson

10" by 8"; lxx, 462pp, [32]

 

DETAILS

The first edition of this work by Joseph Ayloffe.

Illustrated, with two vignettes.

Appears to be lacking the four leaves of plates stated on Copac.

A scarce copy of this work.

With the errata to the verso of the final leaf.

The full title of this work is:

 Calendars of the Ancient charters &c and of the Welch and Scotish Rolls Now Remaining in the Tower of London: As also Calendars of all the treaties of Peace &c entered into by the Kings of England with those of Scotland and of sundry letters and public instruments relating to that kingdom now in the Chapter-House at Westminster. Together With Catalogues of the Records brought to Berwick from the Royal Treasury at Edinburgh of Such as were transmitted to the Exchequer at Westminster and of Those which were Removed o Different Parts of Scotland by  order of King Edward I. The Proceedings relating to the carrying back the records of Scotland into that Kingdom; and the transactions of the Parliament there from 15th of May 1639 to the 8th March 1650. To which are added Memoranda concerning the Affairs of Ireland Extracted from the Tower Records.

Calendars of the Ancient Charters is still known to historical students today. It traces the history and neglect of public records. It is published anonymously, but the second edition of 1774 attributes Ayloffe as the author.

 

CONDITION

In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to spine. Externally, worn with both boards detached. Heavy rubbing to the spine and some scorch marks to the tail of spine. Loss to the backstrip at the head and tail. Small patches of rubbing to the boards. Binding to the first gathering is tender with the rest of the volume generally firmly bound. Pages are age toned to edges with instances of light scattered spots throughout. Overall: FAIR

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