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The Cambrian Popular Antiquities; The Cambrian Popular Antiquities;
The Cambrian Popular Antiquities;
ROBERTS, Peter.

The Cambrian Popular Antiquities;...

or, an Account of some Traditions, Customs, and Superstitions of Wales: with Observations as to their Origin, &c. &c.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Printed for E. Williams, 1815

Stock Code: 90606

£625
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition. Roberts (1760-1819), a Church of England clergyman and antiquarian, wrote three books on Wales of which this is the third. "Cambrian Popular Antiquities (1815), dealing with Welsh rural customs and superstitions, remains a valuable source to Welsh social history" (ODNB). With bookplate of John Sides Davies to front pastedown.

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Description

Octavo. With original blue-grey paper boards, printed paper label to spine, edges untrimmed.

Illustrations

With 9 aquatint plates, one full-page plan and 2 diagrams.

Condition

Light wear to extremities, covers and spine slightly soiled, title label worn. A very good copy with slightly foxed prelims and endmatter.

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