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Creator:
Stow, John, 1525?-1605.
Title(s):

A survey of the cities of London and Westminster : containing the original, antiquity, increase, modern estate and government of those cities / written at first in the year MDXCVIII ... since ... augmented by the author, and afterwards by A.M., H.D., and others ; now lastly corrected ... and ... brought down from ... 1633 ... to the present time by John Strype ... ; to which is prefixed the life of the author, writ by the editor ... added an appendix ... concerning the state of the city of London ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed for A. Churchill, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. Walthoe, E. Horne, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, B. Cowse, R. Robinson, and T. Ward, MDCCXX [1720]
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., port., maps, plans ; 41 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 71
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIR BByzL 88: Imperfect: all plates, except "The monument of Mr. John Stow ..." in v. 1, wanting. Added plate, "John Stowe, historian & antiquary ... Published May 10, 1792, by N. Smith ...," bound in at front of v. 1.
BAC Folio A D 71: BAC copy bound in contemporary calf.
BEIN 1977 +392: 38 cm. Imperfect: wormed, with no loss of text; v. 2, Book IV, p. 27-30 mutilated, with some loss of text; v. 2, Book VI, p. 80 mutilated, with some loss of printed pagination. Bookplate: Johannis Bunce. Presentation inscription to Thomas Stevens from Rich Ward, dated Sep. 1788. [68] leaves of plates ([33] folded).
Title in red and black.
Each of the 6 'books' has its own pagination, and is introduced by a drop-head title.
A separate t.p. in v. 2 reads: An appendix of certain tracts, discourses, and other remarks, concerning the State of the City of London. .. London: Printed in the year MDCCXX.
A.M., H.D. i.e. Anthony Monday, Henry Dyson.
Plates engraved by Johannes Kip.
First published as "A survay of London."
ESTC T48975
Subscriber's list: p. [xliii]-[xliv], v. 1.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Bunce, John Tackray, 1828-1899 -- Bookplate.
London (England) -- Antiquities.
London (England) -- Description and travel.
London (England) -- History -- 16th century.
London (England) -- History -- 17th century.
Stevens, Thomas -- Presentation inscription from R. Ward.
Streatfeild family -- Bookplate (BAC).
Ward, Richard -- Presentation inscription to T. Stevens.
Form/Genre:
Subscription lists (Publishing) -- England -- London -- 1720.
Etchings -- 1720.
Engravings -- 1720.
Contributors:
Strype, John, 1643-1737.
Monday, Anthony.
Dyson, Henry.
Kip, Johannes, 1653-1722, engraver.
Churchill, Awnsham, -1728, bookseller.
Cowse, Benjamin, fl. 1711-1725, bookseller.
Horne, E., bookseller.
Knapton, James, -1738, bookseller.
Knaplock, Robert, -1737, booskeller.
Midwinter, Daniel, active 1698-1725, bookseller.
Robinson, Ranew, bookseller.
Tooke, Benjamin, -1723, bookseller.
Walthoe, John, 1657 or 1658-1744, bookseller.
Ward, Thomas, bookseller, bookseller.
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