The Description of Britain, Translated from Richard of Cirencester with the original treatise De Situ Britanniae and a commentary on the Itinerary; illustrated with maps

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Hardback, tall 8vo brown and marbled vard boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, , xxiii prelims, 127pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, block edges grubby and ragged where cut but not unduly, and binding is good. Fold-out maps present if aged. Pages clean. Edition of a famous forgery published when the book "De Situ Britanniae" was widely accepted as an actual acount of the peoples of ancient Britain. However, the book was actually the work of obscure 18th century writer Charles Bertram. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Richard, Cirencester, Britanniae, Bertram This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.

Title: The Description of Britain, Translated from Richard of Cirencester with the original treatise De Situ Britanniae and a commentary on the Itinerary; illustrated with maps

Author Name: ,

Illustrator: ,

Categories: Antiquarian and Collectable,

Publisher: London, J. White: 1809

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: vard boards over cloth spine

Book Condition: Fair

Type: Hardback

Size: tall 8vo

Seller ID: 6717

Keywords: Richard, Cirencester, Britanniae, Bertram,