Fine copy of Dugdale's Antiquities of Warwickshire

The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated, from Records, Leiger-Books, Manuscripts, Charters, Evidences, Tombes and Armes.

Oxford: printed by Thomas Warne, 1730.

Price: $4,000.00

About the item

Second edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the Author by Hollar, plus the 5 single and 20 double-page engravings called for by Upcott and numerous other engravings and textual illustrations. 1 vols. Folio (17-3/4 x 11 inches). Fine copy of Dugdale's Antiquities of Warwickshire. Bound in full Eighteenth Century mottled calf. A crisp, handsome set, printed on heavy handmade paper with particularly wide margins. Upcott III 1259.

Item #222387

This work is the standard set for all susequent County Histories

This work contains the first engraving (p. 520) of one of the two authentic likenesses of William Shakespeare (the monument bust on the north wall of the Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-on-Avon). The reproduction here is the earliest extant, with the exception of the title page of the first Folio of 1623.