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Creator:
Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802, author.
Title(s):

The chronicle of England / by Joseph Strutt.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by Joseph Cooper, for Walter Shropshire, No. 158, in New-Bond-Street, MDCCLXXVII-MDCCLXXVIII [1777-1778]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA152 .S77 1777+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Imprint to vol.2: "Printed by Thomas Jones, for Walter Shropshire ...".
Cicognara, L. Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte, 1803
ESTC (RLIN), T75215
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco.
"... a more ambitious work [than Strutt's The regal and ecclesiastical antiquities of England, and Horda-angel-cynnan], with fewer engravings, intended as a work of reference rather than a narrative history. Six volumes had been initially projected but only the first two were published (1777-8)."--Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Subject Terms:
Anglo-Saxons -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1777-1778.
Contributors:
Cooper, Joseph, -1808, printer.
Jones, Thomas, -1806, printer.
Shropshire, Walter, -1785, publisher.
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  • Volume 1. From the arrival of Julius Caesar to the end of the Saxon heptarchy
  • Volume 2. From the accession of Egbert to the Norman conquest.

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