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Fens Drainage.- Proposals or Heads of a Bill, for Restoring and Preserving the Outfall of the River Witham..., 48pp., title with ink signature "Creasy" at head (soiled and stained, small hole and tear), [ESTC lists 2 copies only: BL and this copy], Lincoln, John Rose, 1761 bound with Pownall (T.) A Memoir, entituled Drainage and Navigation but one united work..., 56pp., title soiled, stab-holes, for J.Almon, in Piccadilly; and W.Whittingham at Lynn, 1775, together 2 works in 1 vol., manuscript index at beginning, contemporary half calf § Carter (Robert) Some Strictures on the Ancholme Drainage, 62pp., with final blank, Lincoln, W.Wood, 1773 bound with Page (Sir Thomas Hyde) Estimate of the Expence of carrying into execution the Plan of Embankment..., 30pp., folding engraved map (slightly cropped at upper and lower edges), 1794, together 2 works in 1 vol., contemporary half calf, spine worn at head § Elstobb (William) An Historical Account of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level..., large paper copy, list of subscribers, folding engraved map (offsetting), 4pp.advertisements at end, some foxing, later half morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, 1793 § Wells (Samuel) The History of the Drainage of the Great level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, 2 vol., engraved frontispiece, original boards, uncut, spine of vol.1 slightly worn, 1830; The Great Level of the Fens, folding hand-coloured engraved map, c.890 x 860mm., dissected and mounted on linen, some light offsetting, contemporary half roan with roan label, G. & I. Cary, 1829, rubbed; and 4 others, similar, 8vo & 4to (10)

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Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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