Academia Tertia Anglicana, or The Antiquarian Annals of Stanford in Lincoln, Rutland,...

Francis Peck (*1692 - 1743)
History of Stanford by Francis Peck. Published by James Bettenham in 1727.

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First Edition of Peck's history of Stanford. Describing University, churches, schools of Stanford and several other places. Folding panorama frontis 'The Prospect of the Town of Stanford', dated 1719, sized 60 x 20 cm. In 14 books. Ex-libris Guy T.S. Sebright. Complete.

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CartographerFrancis Peck
TitleAcademia Tertia Anglicana, or The Antiquarian Annals of Stanford in Lincoln, Rutland, and Northampton Shires.
Publisher, YearJames Bettenham, 1727
Size40.0 x 27.0 cm (15.7 x 10.6 inches), Folio
Collation1 Frontispiz, xvi, 26, 48, 36, 26, 18, 22, 24, 56, 58, 24, 68, 44, 14, 74, 24, vi, 32, 18 p.
Illustrations33 copper engravings, 7 copper engraving in text
CoverFull leather binding with label on spine
ReferenceLowndes III, 1812

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Francis Peck, a learned antiquary, was born at Stamford in 1692. He took his degrees in arts at Trinity-Collage Cambridge, and became rector of Godeby in Lincolnshire. In 1736 he obtained a prebend in the cathedral of Lincoln. He died in 1743. His principal publications are: The Antiquarian Annals of Stamford; Desiderata Curiosa; or a collection of scarce pieces, relating chiefly to English History; Memoirs of Oliver Cromwell; Memories of John Milton. (Watkins, J.: The universal biographical dictionary, 1821)

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Francis Peck: Academia Tertia Anglicana, or The Antiquarian Annals of Stanford in Lincoln, Rutland, and Northampton Shires..
History of Stanford by Francis Peck. Published by James Bettenham in 1727.

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