CAREW, Richard, of Antony. Edited, with an Introduction by F. E. Halliday.
Title The Survey of Cornwall & c.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good
Publisher Andrew Melrose:, 1953. 0
Seller ID 3697
Small royal 8vo., pp 334,  blanks, with a portrait frontispiece and 10 maps after John Norden. Publisher's black cloth gilt in publisher's decorative cartridge dustjacket (slight surface soiling). A very good copy in archival sleeve. 'The purpose of this book is to make the Survey once more available, available for the first time in a conveneient modernized form, and the best of Carew's other work for the first time since its original publication'. A Herring's Tale is printed here for the first time since 1598. The work also includes the only contemporary account of a performance of the gwary miracle, or miracle play. With the bookplate of the author Peter Antony Lanyon-Orgill on front-pastedown, another neat ownership inscription on free endpaper.