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Morant, Philip, 1700–1770

The history and antiquities of the county of Essex : compiled from the best and most ancient historians, from Domesday-book, Inquisitiones post mortem, and other the most valuable records and mss. &c. / the whole digested, improved, perfected, and brought down to the present time, by Philip Morant ; illustrated with copper plates.

London : Printed for T. Osborne ..., J. Whiston ..., S. Baker ..., L. Davis and C. Reymers ... and B. White ..., 1768.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. (some folded), 9 maps, plan ; 48 x 25 cm.
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DA670 E7 M8 1768+ Oversize
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Plates engraved by Thomas Bowen, J. Mynde, Benjamin Green, George Vertue, Larken, John Hakewill, Bland, Emanuel Bowen, Charles Mosley and Thomas White; after John Deane, Benjamin Green, Dunthorne, J. Kirby, E, Hamman, Thomas Olive and A. Baldrey.
Vol. 1 includes the author's History of Colchester (first published as a separate work in 1748) with special t.p.: The history and antiquities of the most ancient town and borough of Colchester : in three books ... The second edition, improved. London, 1768.
In double columns.
Paging irregular.
Upcott, W. English topography, v. 1. p. 224
Subject Terms:
Baker, S. -- Publisher.
Colchester (England) -- History.
Davis, L. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1768.
Essex (England) -- Antiquities.
Essex (England) -- History.
Osborne, T. -- Publisher.
Pepper, Michael -- Bookplate.
Reymers, C. -- Publisher.
Whiston, J. -- Publisher.
White, B. -- Publisher.
Morant, Philip, 1700-1770. History and antiquities of the most ancient town and borough of Colchester.
Bowen, Thomas, engraver.
Mynde, James, 1702-1771, engraver.
Green, Benjamin, 1739-1798
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Larken, engraver.
Hakewill, John, 1740 or 1742-1791, engraver.
Bland, engraver.
Bowen, Emanuel, 1693 or 1694-1767, engraver.
Mosley, Charles, approximately 1720-approximately 1770, engraver.
White, Thomas, approximately 1730-approximately 1775, engraver.
Deane, John, ca. 1750-ca. 1798, ill.
Dunthorne, ill.
Kirby, J., ill.
Hamman, E., ill.
Olive, Thomas, ca. 1748-1799, ill.
Baldrey, A., ill.

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