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Temple of the British Druids w/40 plates 1743  

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Abury, A Temple of the British Druids, with Some Others, Described.

Stukeley, [William]


Printed for the author



[6], vi, 102, vi pp. Complete with 40 plates, including fold-out plan frontispiece, and 2 additional folding. (Folio), 35x22 cm (13¾x8½"), modern brown cloth, gilt spine. First Edition. 

While the title page states "Volume the Second," this volume is complete in itself, with volume one being 'Stonehenge, A Temple restored to the British Druids' published in 1740. With the illustrated bookplate of Vincent Lloyd-Russell, former Monsignor of Mission San Juan Capistrano. Binding slip from the Pacific Library Binding Co. tipped in to first page of text.

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Scattered light foxing and toning affecting some plates, light staining at top and side edge throughout; very good.

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