The Life of Anthony a Wood

From the Year 1632 to 1672, Written by Himself, and Published by Mr Thomas Hearne. Now Continued to the Time of his Death from Authentic Materials. The Whole Illustrated With Notes and The Addition of several Curious Original Papers Never before Printed

WOOD, Anthony

WOOD, Anthony The Life of Anthony a Wood From the Year 1632 to 1672, Written by Himself, and Published by Mr Thomas Hearne. Now Continued to the Time of his Death from Authentic Materials. The Whole Illustrated With Notes and The Addition of several Curious Original Papers Never before Printed

Clarendon Press, 1772.

First edition. 8vo. Polished tan calf over quarter olive morocco, black leather title label on the spine. Engraved portrait frontis, plus two fold out wood engravings. A very good copy, spine faded and bookplate to the front pastedown.

Anthony a Wood was a noted Oxford Antiquarian, who systematically copied monumental inscriptions and sought out antiquities in the city and its environs.

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