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ALLEN (Benjamin), The Natural History of the Chalybeat and
BAXTER (William), Glossarium Antiquitatum Britannicarum, sive Syllabus Etymologicus Antiquitatum Veteris Britanniæ atque Iberniæ Temporibus Romanorum. Londini, typis W. Bowyer, 1719. 8vo, FIRST EDITION, with list of Subscribers, half calf, 4s. 6d.
3 BELLCHAMBERS (E.), Diamond Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland. To which is now appended, the Stranger's Companion through London and its Environs, etc. London, 1835. 32m0, (measuring 3 by 2 in.), 4 maps, cloth, 7s. 6d.
4 BELLIN (Nicholas), Essai Géographique sur les Isles Britanniques, contenant une Description de l'Angleterre, l'Ecosse et l'Irlande, tant pour la Navigation des Costes que pour la Connoissance de l'interieur du Pais. Paris, 1757. 4to, engraved title, 4 maps, and 40 vignette engravings, mostly in ornamental borders, by Choffard, and others, original calf, 15s.
5 BIGSBY (Robert), Old Places Revisited; or, the Antiquarian Enthusiast. 1851. 3 vols. 8vo, original cloth, 9s.
6 BLOUNT (Thomas), A Law-Dictionary and Glossary, interpreting such Difficult and Obscure Words and Terms, as are found either in our Common or Statute, Ancient or Modern, Laws. Also an Explanation of all the Ancient Names of the Inhabitants, Cities, Towns, Villages, and Rivers of Great Britain, by W. Nelson. In the Savoy, 1717. Folio, BEST EDITION, old calf,
7 BOSWELL (Henry), The Antiquities of England and Wales displayed. London, 1795. Folio, frontispiece and 236 engravings of ancient churches, castles, ruins, etc., fine copy in contemporary calf gilt, from the Stourhead collection, Il. IOS.
8 [BRATHWAYTE (Richard)], Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys to the North of England. [In Latin and English Verse.] London, 1805. Sm. 8vo, brilliant impressions of the vignettes by Harding, boards, uncut, 12s. 6d.
9 [BRAY (William)], Sketch of a Tour into Derbyshire, and Yorkshire, including part of Buckingham, Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Northampton, Bedford, and Hertford-shires. London, 1778. Sm. 8vo, FIRST EDITION, calf extra, gilt edges, by C. Smith, from the Beckford Library, 18s.
10 BRITTON (J.), Picturesque Views of the English Cities. London, 1828. 4to, heraldic titlepage, woodcut borders, and 32 prettily engraved plates by Tombleson, Woolnoth, and others, after G. F. Robson, half morocco, 5s.
II [BRYDGES (Sir E.) and the Rev. Stebbing Shaw], The Topographer, containing a Variety of Original Articles, illustrative of the Local History and Antiquities of England: particularly in the history and description of ancient and eminent Seats and stiles of Architecture; in the preservation of curious Monumental Inscriptions; in the Ĝenealogies and Anecdotes of famous Families; in Disquisitions upon Remarkable Tenures, and in Delineations of the Face of Countries. London, 1789-91. vols. 8vo, with 48 plates, old calf, rebacked, Il. 18s.
12 CAMDEN (Guil.), Britannia; sive Florentissimorum Regnorvm, Angliæ, Scotia, Hiberniæ, et Insvlarum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Londini, per Radulphum Newbery, 1587. Sm. 8vo. calf neat, gilt edges, Il. 10s.
13 CAMDEN. Britannia or, a Chorographical description of the flourishing kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Islands adjacent. Enlarged by Richard Gough. London, 1789. 3 vols. folio, BEST EDITION, with portrait, maps, and plates, russia extra, 3l. 10s.
14 CAMDEN. Remaines concerning Britaine: With many rare Antiquities never before imprinted. By the industry and care of John Philipot. London, 1637. Sm. 4to, fine engraved portrait of Camden, old calf, 10s. 6d.
On page 44 is Richard Carew's reference to Shakespeare, in his article on " The Excellencie of the English Tongue."
15 CARLISLE (Nicholas), An Historical Account of the Origin of the Commision appointed to inquire concerning Charities in England and Wales; and, an Illustration of several old Customs and Words, which occur in the Reports. London, 1828. 8vo, presentation copy, with autograph letter from the author inserted, cloth, 55.
16 CARY (John), New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On which are carefully laid down all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns, Parishes, and most Considerable Hamlets, Parks, Forests, etc., etc. [With an Index of Places.] London, 1794. 4to, FIRST EDITION, with general map, 81 maps, and list of subscribers, old calf gilt, 125.