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BRITISH HISTORICAL TRAVEL ATLAS / GUIDEBOOK VOLUME, Emanuel Bowen and John Owen, "Britannia Depicta", lacking title page, but presumed date 1720, presumed first edition, impressed leather boards with later cloth spine reinforcement, 273 maps, and index.
Very good condition overall, with later cloth reinforcement to spine as described, boards with significant wear, some losses to corners, interior very legible, lacking title page and original front endpapers as described, otherwise appears complete, expected toning, less than expected foxing or staining, index and pages 2 and 3 with later reinforcement/repair to binding, now splitting between pages 2 and 3, some pencil notations to endpapers.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

Condition

Very good condition overall, with later cloth reinforcement to spine as described, boards with significant wear, some losses to corners, interior very legible, lacking title page and original front endpapers as described, otherwise appears complete, expected toning, less than expected foxing or staining, index and pages 2 and 3 with later reinforcement/repair to binding, now splitting between pages 2 and 3, some pencil notations to endpapers.

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BRITISH HISTORICAL TRAVEL ATLAS / GUIDEBOOK VOLUME

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 5:00 PM UTC
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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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