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Anglesey.- Rowlands (Henry) Mona Antiqua Restaurata. An Archaeological Discourse on the Antiquities...of the Isle of Anglesey, subscriber's copy, Dublin, Aaron Rhames for Robert Owen, 1723. Rare First Edition and a smart copy with 19th Century hand written notes. Half-title, title in red and black, 8pp. list of subscribers, 10 engraved plates, front free endpaper with 19th century ink notes and repaired upper corner, half-title with ink ownership inscription of Richard Griffith dated 1773, another of subscriber Thomas Holland to title, annotations and underlinings to text, most in a 19th century hand, some light foxing and browning, marginal damp-staining towards end, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, red morocco label to spine, covers rubbed, 4to, Dublin, Aaron Rhames for Robert Owen, 1723. A sound and rare First Edition of this important work.