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PLOT (Robert). The Natural History of Oxford-Shire, Being an Essay towards the Natural History of England.1705

Oxford: Printed for Leon. Lichfield, for Charles Brome and John Nicholson, Second edition, with large additions and corrections: To which is prefix'd a short Account of the Author, &c. folio (313 x 195 mm), [12], 366, [10]pp., folding engraved map of the county, engraved by Michael Burghers (with neatly repaired closed tear), 16 engraved plates, publisher's adverts to verso of final leaf, marbled endpapers, nineteenth-century calf by Francis Bedford, rebacked preserving original gilt-decorated spine and title label (chipped), all edges gilt. A very clean copy of this posthumously revised and enlarged second edition adorned with a life of Plot by his stepson John Burman. Provenance: Presentation inscription to front endpaper 'G. H. & E. A. Morrell from Mother, Christmas, 1884.' Upcott, p.1069-1070; Cordeaux & Merry, 4.

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