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[FORSTER (Benjamin)]. Some Account of the Church and Windows of St. Neot's in Cornwall.1786

London: Printed by H. and E. Ledger, Maze-Pond, Southwark, First Edition, 4to, presentation inscription on title "from the Author to Davis Giddy Esqr. [Davies Gilbert]", 4pp. list of subscribers provided "from a copy given me by J. Rashleigh. J. D. Enys", several ink corrections and annotations (by the author?), folding engraved plate, without the final leaf that contains a note announcing the issue of the engravings, [2], iv, 26 pp., nineteenth century half green morocco, spine gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut, with the bookplates of John Davies Enys, a nice copy. A note pasted in at the end "Mr. F. is sorry he cannot send with this a Plate of the Window, but he has only one copy left.", later provided by Mr Rashleigh of Menabilly. A early ink note on the title refers to the author "The Revd. Benjamin Forster, Rector of Boconnoc & St. Michael Carhayes in Cornwall." The ESTC locates copies at the British Library, the Bodleian, University of California, Riverside, and University of Texas.

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