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BRITISH / FRENCH HISTORICAL REFERENCE / DICTIONARY VOLUME, Noel Chomel, "Dictionaire Oeconomique, or The Family Dictionary", 1725, printed for D. Midwinter, London, stated English translation of the second edition, "Done into English from the Second Edition, lately printed in Paris, in two Volumes, Folio, written by M. Chomel: With considerable Alterations and Improvements. / Revised and Recommended by Mr. R. Bradley, Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge", Volume I only, lacking Volume II, leather boards and ribbed spine having gilt lettering and decoration, marbled endpapers/pastedowns, with bookplate to front pastedown.
Fair to good condition overall, boards/spine with significant wear and losses, including loss of most of spine joints, boards still attached at binding, interior remarkably clean and very legible, expected toning, some foxing/staining throughout, front endpaper detached but present.
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.

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Fair to good condition overall, boards/spine with significant wear and losses, including loss of most of spine joints, boards still attached at binding, interior remarkably clean and very legible, expected toning, some foxing/staining throughout, front endpaper detached but present.

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Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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