Lot 193: MILES, William Augustus ([?]1753-1817).  A Description of the Deverel Barrow, Opened A. D. 1825. Also, a Minute Account of the Kimmeridge Coal Money, a Most Mysterious and Nondescript Article. London: Nichols & Son, 1826. 4to (264 x 185mm). Engraved "frontispiece" and 9 plates (frontispiece spotted, occasional light spotting). Later paper boards (extremities rubbed, some scuffing). Provenance: faint library markings on verso of title. FIRST EDITION. With 4 other books including Governor Pownall's Descriptions and Explanations of Some Remains of Roman Antiquities dug up in the City of Bath (Bath, 1795, folding engraved plate, old wrappers) and Charles Frederick Green's Shakspeare's[sic] Crab Tree, with its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, showing its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History ... Subscriber's Copy (London, [c. 1857], lithographed plates, cloth). (5)

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Description: MILES, William Augustus ([?]1753-1817).  A Description of the Deverel Barrow, Opened A. D. 1825. Also, a Minute Account of the Kimmeridge Coal Money, a Most Mysterious and Nondescript Article. London: Nichols & Son, 1826. 4to (264 x 185mm). Engraved "frontispiece" and 9 plates (frontispiece spotted, occasional light spotting). Later paper boards (extremities rubbed, some scuffing). Provenance: faint library markings on verso of title. FIRST EDITION. With 4 other books including Governor Pownall's Descriptions and Explanations of Some Remains of Roman Antiquities dug up in the City of Bath (Bath, 1795, folding engraved plate, old wrappers) and Charles Frederick Green's Shakspeare's[sic] Crab Tree, with its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, showing its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History ... Subscriber's Copy (London, [c. 1857], lithographed plates, cloth). (5)
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