1715 1st ed LEEDS England Topography Architecture Thoresby MAP Geography London

THORESBY, Ralph

$795.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Unsure? Ask an Expert!

Ralph Thoresby was a 17th-century English historian who is best remembered for his books on the history of Leeds, England. In 1715, Thoresby published “The Topography of the Parish of Leeds” – a description of the history, geography, architecture, and monuments of Leeds. Thoresby published the first edition of ‘Leeds’ with a descriptive catalogue of the “artificial rarities” found in his Leeds museum.

 

This impressive first edition includes the folding map of Leeds which is often lacking.

$795.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Image Gallery Description & Details

1715 1st ed LEEDS England Topography Architecture Thoresby MAP Geography London

 

Ralph Thoresby was a 17th-century English historian who is best remembered for his books on the history of Leeds, England. In 1715, Thoresby published “The Topography of the Parish of Leeds” – a description of the history, geography, architecture, and monuments of Leeds. Thoresby published the first edition of ‘Leeds’ with a descriptive catalogue of the “artificial rarities” found in his Leeds museum.

 

This impressive first edition includes the folding map of Leeds which is often lacking.

 

Item number: #11879

Price: $795

 

THORESBY, Ralph

 

Ducatus leodiensis: or, The topography of the ancient and populous town and parish of Leedes, and parts adjacent in the West-riding of the county of York … extracted from records, original evidences, and manuscripts; to which is added … A catalogue of his museum … also a catalogue of manuscripts; the various editions of the Bible, and the books published in the infancy of the art of printing; with an account of some unusual accidents that have attended some persons, attempted after the method of Dr. Plot.

 

London, Printed for Maurice Atkins, 1715. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xxii, 268; [3], 276-628, [12]
    • 66 engravings
      • 11 full-page & folding plates
      • 55 in-text engravings
    • Provenance:
      • Armorial Bookplate – Anon.
      • Stamp – Walter L. Grayson
      • Handwritten – Townend
      • Handwritten – Edgeworth
      • Handwritten – Revd. Wm. Bielmon
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; secure
    • Size: ~12.5in X 8in (32cm x 20.5cm)

 

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!

 

                                                                                     

11879

Categories

Arts & Architecture

European History

Authors

THORESBY, Ralph

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete