Gent, Thomas 1730a
Gent, Thomas. The Antient and Modern History of the Famous City of York; And in a particular Manner of its Magnificent Cathedral, commonly call'd, York-Minster. As also an Account of St. Mary's Abbey, and other antient Religious Houses and Churches: the Places whereon they stood, what Orders belong'd to them, and the Remains of those antient Buildings that are yet to be seen: With a Description of those Churches now in Use, of their curiously painted Windows, the Inscriptions carefully collected, and many of them translated: The Lives of the Archbishops of this See: The Government of the Northern Parts, under the Romans, especially by the Emperors Severus and Constantius, who both dy'd in this City: Of the Kings of England and other Illustrious Persons, who have honour'd York with their Presence: An Account of the Mayors and Bayliffs, Lord-Mayors and Sheriffs. (with several remarkable Transactions, not published before) from different Manuscripts, down to the Third Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty King George the Second. To which is added, A Description of the most noted Towns in Yorkshire, with the antient Buildings that have been therein, alphabetically digested for the Delight of the Reader; not only by the Assistance of antient Writers, but from the Observations of several ingenious Persons in the present Age. The Whole diligently collected by T. G. Sold by Thomas Hammond, Jun. Bookseller in High-Ouzegate; at the Printing-Office in Coffee-Tard, York: And by A. Bettesworth, in Pater-Noster-Row, London, 1730. viii, 256, , [1 advert] pp. Frontis., illus., map., vignettes.
Preface signed: Tho. Gent (p. viii).