The Antiquities of Richborough and Reculver. Abridged from the Latin of Mr. Archdeacon Battely. John BATTELY, John DUNCOMBE.

The Antiquities of Richborough and Reculver. Abridged from the Latin of Mr. Archdeacon Battely.

London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1774. [Kent Topography and Archaeology] FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.[6] x; 152 [2]. With an engraved map of Kent, and one engraved plate showing archaeological finds at rear. In contemporary or slightly later half vellum, with gilt titles to a burgundy label on spine, and marbled paper over boards. All edges speckled brown. Frontispiece and title page browned, otherwise a crisp, clean copy. Light wear to boards. Near fine. Originally published posthumously in Latin in 1711 at Oxford, this is the first version of the text available in English. Item #61855

ESTC: T90823.

Price: £250.00

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