FOSBROOKE, Thomas Dudley.
FOSBROOKE, Thomas Dudley. British Monachism; or, Manners and Customs of the Monks and Nuns of England.......An Epitath, The German Manner.  London. John Nichols, Son, and Bentley. 1817. (A new edition, very much enlarged and embellished with numerous plates).  
Large paper copy. (305 x 240). pp, viii, 560. Engraved extra title page, from a sketch by the author, and 14 engraved plates as called for, the last plate being bound in as a frontspiece. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Age toned paper with some light browning and spotting. Gilt top edge. Half morocco, with marbled paper boards, raised bands and gilt title. Corners and joints rubbed and worn. A sound and solid copy. First published in 1802, this the second edition was published in 1817 and has the bookplate of the Rev. George Beecher Blomfield. A large heavy book which may be subject to additional postage.

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