THE CELTIC DRUIDS or, An Attempt To Shew, That The Druids Were The Priests Of Oriental Colonies Who Emigrated From India, and were the Introducers of the first or Cadmean System of Letters, and the Builders of Stonehenge, of Carnac, and of other Cyclopean works, in Asia and Europe.
London : Rowland Hunter, St. Paul's Churchyard; Hurst & Chance, St. Paul's Churchyard and Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly, 1829. Second, expanded issue. Bound in a late 19th century green diaper grain cloth with early paper spine label, slightly chipped, attached; binding shows general wear, but firm; end papers show browning g as per usual; hinges strengthened at some past point; internals show some occasional foxing, but minimal, even on the many engravings; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. The 1829 edition varies from the first by having a new preface [also includes the original preface], and also includes the engraved 1827 title page as a recto frontispiece. With forty six full page, and double folding, engravings, including both Stonehenge engravings [7a & 7b], numerous engraved tail pieces, maps, tables, and other vignettes. 324 pages, indexed. Small folio. Collates complete. (Item ID: 16168)