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An Historical Tour in Monmouthshire; COXE William 1748-1828 [Very Good] [Hardcover]
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Inscribed by author. 1st ed, 1801, VG+, 2 vols, complete. In mid 19c tree calf, gilt edge tooling, some marks. Spines, decorative gilt tooling & titles. Vol 1, half title, [8], [4] pl list, [1], (ii-v), [[3], (*31), [1], [1] 2-208 pp. Vol 2, half title, [7], [1], [3], [1], 209-431, [1] adverts, [1] Addenda, [1], 433 only, [7] index, [1] adverts, 111 plates, which include plates (depicting 101 views), plans, maps, tables & illustrations, some folding, Vol 1, upper board held by ties, both volumes with authors ink inscription, marbled endpapers, text block edges yellowed. A pleasing copy. (Lowndes 544 . Huth 362). Coxe, historian and Church of England clergyman, A more irreproachable friendly man did not exist. He was always benevolently employed, & at his funeral the congregation disturbed the service with sobs. After a great dinner, he used to steal into his kitchen, and give his cook a guinea. His domestics never left him, a strong but silent compliment. (Beckett, 237) See ODNB
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