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A new and complete history of Essex, from a late survey; : compared with the most celebrated historians; containing a natural and pleasing description of the several divisions of the county, with their products, and curiosities of every kind both ancient and modern. And a review of the most remarkable events and revolutions therein, from the earliest ra down to 1770. Illustrated with copper-plates. / By a gentleman.

Chelmsford: Printed and sold by Lionel Hassall. Sold also by F. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-yard, London. 1770-1772.
Physical Description:
6 v., [61] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plan ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670 E7 N5 1770
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added t.-p., engraved.
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 has the autograph of H. P. Bowen, 1865, and a note in the same hand stating that it was the gift of Dr. Butler. Copy 1 also has a bookplate with the motto, "Anchora tutissima virtus." Copy 2 has the autographs of Thomas Nash and W. Hawkins.
Copy 2 is imperfect: Pages 1-200 wanting in v. 1.
Vol. 1: [6], iv, [5]-466, [2] p.; v. 2: [2], 406, [1] p.; v. 3: 415, [1] p.; v. 4: 393 p.; v. 5: 472 p.; v. 6: 336, viii, 337-340, xviii, [1] p.
Plates by Bland, T. White, J. June, J. Chapman, J. Mynde, Js. Basire, J. Hakewill, Prattent, Taylor, and G. Vertue; after Wale, Bland, I. Strutt, J. Chapman, Dunthorne, T. Olive, W. Franklin, Js. Basire, C. H., Prattent, and Rev. J. Lynes.
Subject Terms:
Barker, Winifred -- Autograph.
Bowen, H. P. -- Autograph, 1865.
Butler, Dr. -- Provenance.
Essex (England) -- History.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1770-1772.
Hassell, Lionel -- Publisher.
Hawkins, -- Autograph, 1879.
Nash, Thomas -- Autograph.
Newbery, F. -- Publisher.
White, Thomas, approximately 1730-approximately 1775.
June, John.
Chapman, John, -1779.
Mynde, James, 1702-1771.
Basire, James, 1730-1802.
Hakewill, John, 1740 or 1742-1791.
Prattent, Thomas.
Taylor, James L., approximately 1831-
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Wale, Samuel, -1786.
Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802.
Olive, Thomas, approximately 1748-1799.
Franklin, W.
Lynes, J., Rev.

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