Lot 287 of 435:
A Perambulation of Kent 1596  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$960
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the Description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre

Author:
Lambarde, William

Place:
London

Publisher:
Edm. Bollifant

Date:
1596

Description:

[viii], 588, [5] pp. Two maps. (4to) 18.5x13.5 cm (7¼x5¼") old diced full calf, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt.

Second edition of the earliest county history (first published in 1576), including a discussion of the local inheritance custom of gavelkind. Copiously annotated in an early hand and with a 9 page manuscript index of authors quoted at the rear. STC 15176.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding lightly worn, dampstain; trimmed closely to marginal notes; very good.


 
Item number:
290358
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