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A RESTITUTION OF DECAYED INTELLIGENCE: in Antiquities. Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation

Verstegan, Richard (or, Rowlands, Richard)

Published by Printed for John Norton., London, 1634
Condition: Very Good
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4to. (24),338,(14)pp. Index. With the final blank. Title printed in red & black. Large copper engraved plate on title and text with about a dozen copper engravings. Cont. calf, nicely rebacked, with old red morocco label on spine. The third edition. A valuable text for knowledge of ancient Britain. It contains one of the first Anglo-Saxon dictionaries (pp. 207-239). The first edition of 1605 is cited as containing the first printing in English of "The Story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin" (found in all editions). STC 21363 (under "Rowlands"). Bookseller Inventory # 8196

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Publisher: Printed for John Norton., London

Publication Date: 1634

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: Third edition.

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