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Title:The Royal Tribes of Wales; Tracts of Powys; & Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Antient [Ancient] Welsh Bards Transcribed into English with Explanatory Notes on Historical Passages and a Short Account of Men and Places Mentioned by the Bards [3 volumes in 1]

Author:Yorke, Philip and Evans, Rev

Publisher:John Painter, J. Marsh, R & J Dodsley

Date:1764-99

Booktype:Hardback

Size:26 x 21 cm

Description:3 volumes bound together, [x] 192 [2], [iv] 58 (36) [1] & [viii] [vi] 162 [1] pages, The Royal Tribes of Wales has 13 engraved plates including portrait frontispiece, plus hand coloured armorial bearings on page margins, and mounted leaf at the front with 5 royal tribes and 16 other armorial bearings. Tracts of Powys presumably issued as an imperfect printing as the verso of page 37 is blank & pages 39-50 are lacking with blank pp. bound in, & photocopies of pages 39-50 laid in loose. A very unique copy

Binding:Modern quarter morocco and brown cloth, with gilt titles on spine

Condition:Few small faded spots to front cover, a nice tight binding, previous owner's bookplate and presention label on front pastedown, light spots to some pages but generally clean inside, book in very good condition

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