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.,  leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plan ; 22 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA670 E7 N5 1770Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- 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: , iv, -466,  p.; v. 2: , 406,  p.; v. 3: 415,  p.; v. 4: 393 p.; v. 5: 472 p.; v. 6: 336, viii, 337-340, xviii,  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.
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