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William Barrett (1733-89) is the author of this history of the city of Bristol. The fine large folding plan of Bristol dated 1780 is engraved by Richard Benning (fl. 1743-81). This example collates complete according to Upcott. Anderson (1881) p. 108; Upcott (1978) p. 1160; Worms & Baynton-Williams (2011).
BARRETT, William

The History and Antiquities of the City of Bristol

Printed by William Pine, in Wine-Street, Bristol, [1789]
Quarto (260 x 205 mm.), full contemporary calf, ornate blind panelled boards, rebacked preserving original spine, with ornate gilt bands and blind compartments, red calf gilt title label. With typographic title page with the arms of Bristol laid down, pp. xix, (1), 704 pages, with folding engraved plan, a further plan and 30 engraved plates, steel engraved portrait of the author inserted before the title, some light foxing, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 10505
£ 295
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