Antiente Epitaphes (from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800). Collected and sett forth in Chronological order. Thomas F. RAVENSHAW.

Antiente Epitaphes (from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800). Collected and sett forth in Chronological order.

London: Joseph Masters and Co., 1878. [Headstone epitaphs] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[10]; 196; [2]. With a folding facsimile frontispiece. Contemporary blue half calf with gilt titles to maroon label on spine. Marbled paper over boards; all edges speckled red; grey endpapers. A small, neat repair to frontispiece fold. Blue ink ownership of William Wade Porteous to rear pastedown. Spine sunned; some rubbing to joints and board edges. Very good. Transcriptions of epitaphs carved onto old headstones all over Great Britain, collected by the author over the course of twenty-five years. Item #55371

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