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Thomas Shepheard: Tracts relating to the draining of the Fens

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.463

Scope and Contents

Copies of: Cornelius Vermuyden, Discourse touching the Draining of the Great Fens, London, 1642; William Dodson, Design for the perfect draining of the great Level of the Fens, London, 1665. Attached to fo. 3: map of Fens, drawn by Shepheard. Attached to fo. 33: map of Bedford Level, drawn by Shepheard. Attached to fo. 91: Andrewes Burrell, An Explanation of the Drayning Workes which have been lately made for the Kings Maiestie in Cambridgeshire ..., [n.p.], 1641, printed tract. fo. 90v: 'Hos admodum raros et pretiosos Tractatus a typis impressis transcripsit mense Maio Anno Christi 1754 Thomas Shepheard.' inside front cover: Shepheard's bookplate.


  • 1754

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1 volume(s) (1 Volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired c. 1867. Apparently purchased for 9s.

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