Desiderata Curiosa. or, a Collection of Divers Scarce and Curious Pieces Relating Chiefly to Matters of English History; Consisting of Choice Tracts, Memoirs, Letters, Wills, Epitaaphs, &c. Transcribed, Many of Them, from the Originals Themselves, and the Rest from Divers Antient Ms. Copies, or the Ms. Collections of Sundry Famous Antiquaries and Other Eminent Persons, Both of the Last and Present Age: the Whole, as Near as Possible, Digested into an Order of Time, and Illustrated with Ample Notes, Contentss, Additional Discourses, and a Complete Index...Adorned with Cuts. A New Edition, Greatly Corrected, with some Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Mr. Peck.

London: Printed for Thomas Evans, 1779. Two works in one. 4to. Continuous pagination with title-page for volume two bound in. Full purple cloth with leather strips across spine. First and last few pages very soiled [or smoke stained?], some pages with small chips and tears in margins. Cloth soiled and discolored, spine sunned. Item #12519

Price: $250.00

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