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In: 'The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng: .. To which are added, The Chorea Gigantum, .. by Doctor Charleton; and Mr. Webb's Vindication of Stone-Heng restored, ..', 1725. Printer suggested by colophon to the collectio
London: printed [by James Bettenham?] for D. Browne junior, and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, 1725. ,72p., plates; 2ï¿½
The Most Notable Antiquity of Great Britain, Vulgarly Called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury Plain, Restored. By Inigo Jones, Esq; ... The Second Edition
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