Anno Regni Annæ Reginæ Magna Britannia, Francia, & Hiber...





Anno Regni Annæ Reginæ Magna Britannia, Francia, & Hibernia, Octavo. At the Parliament Summoned [...] 1708 [-] [...] 1709, London: Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, et al., [&] Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, 1709-10, divisional title-pages black ruled and with the Royal Arms, principally printed in Gothic Black Letter, comprising 22 parliamentary acts, including that to build the Eddystone Lighthouse, another to build Portsmouth, Chatham and Harwich harbours and docks, for making a dock or bason at Leverpoole (sic; i.e. Liverpool), another for Cattewater and Sutton-Pool, Plymouth, punishing mutiny and desertion and for better payment of the army and quarters, various duties, mostly mercantile, but also for the early stages of window tax, textiles, etc., contemporary reverse calf over boards, worn with some losses, small folio (30 x 20cm) 
Provenance: The Bayliffs (sic) & Corporation of Ludlow [Shropshire]. Aug:t 1710 Cost 10s: 6d, title-page with ink manuscript inscription, further MS of their's in places.

Auction Date: 6th Feb 2024 at 10am

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