London: Moses Pits; S. Millers, 1677. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Very good- condition. Item #019718
[xii], 358 pages of text, followed by [xii] including the errata leaf and an index. Lacks the folding map of Oxfordshire. Otherwise complete with engraved title page and 16 full-page engraved plates by Michael Burghers. Original boards with corners strengthened attached to new leather spine. Endpapers renewed. There is moderate shelfwear and rubbing. There is minor foxing and soiling scattered throughout the text, minor staining to the corners of the first and final leaves, and several pages have small tears repaired. Four issues of the first edition are known, with no priority established. In our issue the author's name is given in full and there is no reference to price on the title page. 320mm x201mm (12 1/2" x 8"). First edition, unknown/undetermined issue. Lowndes 1886.