Proposals for engraving by subscription The British Monarchy

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“Conditions: I. That this Work shall consist of 250 Copper Plates of the same Size as these Proposals, and be Printed on the same Paper. II. That five half sheets shall be Published once a Fortnight… III. That the Subscribers names and their respective Titles shall be Alphabetically Digested… IV. That those who please to favour us with their Names and Places of Abode… V. That the First Number will be delivered on Saturday the Second Day of December next. Subscriptions are taken in by George Bickham… There will be some Books printed on Large Paper, and those who may have them, at Nine-pence a Number.”


  • Title: Proposals for engraving by subscription The British Monarchy: or, A new chorographical description of all the dominions subject to the King of Great Britain. Comprehending the British Isles, the American Colonies, the Electoral States, the African & Indian Settlements … engrav’d by George Bickham.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], October 1749.

Catalog Record

File 66 749 P965

Acquired May 2023

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