THE HISTORY OF KENT, IN FIVE PARTS. Volume I. (Only volume published) Containing, I. An exact Topography or Description of the County; II. The Civil History of Kent; III. The Ecclesiastical History of Kent; IV. The History of the Royal Navy of England; V. The Natural History of Kent.
Published by Printed and Sold by D. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church-Yard. in London 1719
FIRST EDITION. Folio. Bound in full panelled calf, gilt, professionally rebacked. With raised bands and dark green title label, gilt to spine. Frontispiece portrait of Harris. List of Subscribers. Illustrated with the large folding map of Kent by Samuel Parker with the heraldic border; maps of Romney Marsh and the Isle of Thanet; 39 birds-eye views (35 double-page) of Kentish houses by Kip and Badesdale, including a fine panorama of Rochester and Chatham and the famous view of the Pantiles at Tunbridge Wells. One heraldic, engraved bookplate of Sir Joseph Radcliffe and two other attractive bookplates of previous owners' to inside front cover and ffep. Occasional contemporary ink notes in text and margins. Some toning to text pages. Light rubbing and wear to spine. Lower corner of upper board a little bumped. Overall a Good+ Copy.