CAREW, Richard.
CAREW, Richard. The Survey of Cornwall. And an Epistle concerning the Excellencies of the English Tongue. With the Life of the Author by H**** C***** Esq.  London. Printed for B. Law. 1769. (and 1723).  
(236 x 178). pp, xxv, (3), 159 ff, (8), 13, (7). Main text paginated on recto only. Some light spotting and browning to endpapers. Pencil binders instructions on rear free endpaper. Marbled endpapers. Full speckled marbled calf, with small gouge loss on upper board, with gilt ruled edges, gilt decorated spine and black and gilt title label. A very nice copy. Prov. From the Batten library. Pencil note on front free endpaper 'Bought by me at the sale of the Stourhead Library - R. C. Hoare'. The Hoare library at Stourhead, an important topographical collection was sold by Sothebys in July-August 1883 and December 1887, realizing over £11,000.
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