This Work Is Dedicated To Davies Giddy, Esquire, Member of Parliament for Bodmin;Descendant And Coheir of Katherine Brydges, Lady Sands, In Testimony of Respect, Alliance, and Friendship, By S.E.B. [Samuel Egerton Brydges.]
Woodcut dedication page on thin laid paper, armorial vignettes, sheet 260 x 185mm. 10¼ x 7¼". Horizontal centrefold. Waterstain to left edge.
Dedication to Davies Gilbert (formerly Giddy) (1767 - 1839), president of the Royal Society. From a book by Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (1762 - 1837), editor of early English literature and genealogist. It is one of his titles published by Lee Priory Press, a private printing press at Ickham, near Canterbury, Kent.
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