The Ancient and Modern History Of The famous City of York; And in a particular Manner Of its Magnificent Cathedral, commonly call'd York-Minster. Thomas Gent.

The Ancient and Modern History Of The famous City of York; And in a particular Manner Of its Magnificent Cathedral, commonly call'd York-Minster

York & London: Thomas Hammond & A. Bettesworth, 1730. First edition. leather_bound. 264 pages. [A3,B8-R8,S3], 17 1/2 x 11 cm. Two fold-out engraved plates -- A Plan of the City of York and A View of the City of York., plus text ornaments and vignettes. Complete with addenda, subscribers' lists and adverts. Gent, a printer and antiquary of irascible temperament received praise from DNB, p. 1101, "his topographical publications are still of value and in demand," and further, "His Life is very interesting, and deserves to be reprinted in its entirety........throwing light on manners and habits of the early eighteenth century." Internally, generally clean, chip to title fore-edge with no loss of printing. Late 19th century three quarter maroon morocco and marble boards. Near fine. Item #18002

Price: $500.00

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