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HADLEY, George. A NEW AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE TOWN AND COUNTY OF THE TOWN OF KINGSTON - UPON - HULL; With a Cursory Review of, and Observations on the Ancient Legend, From its Original Foundation in a.D. 1296, by the illustrious King Edward the First. The whole brought down to the present Period, and Carefully selected from the Records of the Town, and other original Manuscripts, occasionally interspersed with Desultory Entertaining Anecdotes. £ 450.00

Kingston upon Hull. T. Briggs. 1778. pp. (ii.), 887, (xi) of index interleaved, additional blank leaves. Frontis & 16 plates as called for, although Plate 17 (Plan of the Town of Kingston upon Hull) should be by Hargreaves and this one is by Bower. Some of the plates have been mounted. There are an additional 11 plates taken from other works. Large post 4to. Half calf, marbled boards. This grangerised copy has a MS Directions to the Binder for the plates that should be in the work and a further list of Additional Plates bound in at the front. It also has the advert leaf bound in for the 10th Part of the work. It was published in parts. The 4pp Preface is loosely inserted. An interesting copy with the bookplates of Joseph Temple and Dr K.R. Green. Boyne p160.

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