Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter


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[002799] Izacke, Samuel. Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter: Giving an Account of the Place; The Offices, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches, and Immunities; The Titles and Privileges of the Several Corporations, and Their Distinct Coats of Arms Etc.. ill. Nicholls, Sutton. London: Edw. Score and John March and Samuel Birt, 1724. Second Edition. 8vo. Full Morocco. Very Good [2], iii, [1], 25, [26], 50-59, 62-63, 62-63, 64-69, [1], 213pp, [67]

Later full morocco, spine in six panels, lettered direct to second panel, remaining panels with single fillet border around a central knot work frame device, covers with single fillet border surrounding a knot work frame made up of four double fillets in turn surrounding another single fillet frame, two lines to edges and inner edges, a.e.g.

Spine very slightly faded, very minor wear, slight rubbing to gilt to foot of lower panel, but generally attractive externally. Date on title page has been over written in ink (from 1724 to 1752), signature D is browned, some other light browning, especially to edges, very occasional spotting, otherwise fairly bright and clean.

With a frontispiece and folding plan of Excester by Nicholls and a folding plate of the Cathedral Church of Exeter by J. Harris.

Effectively the fourth edition, after the Richard Izacke editions of 1677 and 1681 and then the 1723 edition edited by Samuel Izacke, here updated and reprinted in 1724.

Attractive binding by Riviere and Son