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AND AN

HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL

DESCRIPTION

OF

CHELSEA,

AND ITS

ENVIRONS;

INTERSPERSED WITH BIOGRAPHICAL ANECDOTES OF ILLUSTRIOUS AND

EMINENT PERSONS WHO HAVE RESIDED IN CHELSEA DURING

THE THREE PRECEDING CENTURIES.

BY THOMAS FAULKNER,
Author of the Historical Description of Fulham, and of Kensington.

The piercing eye explores
New manners, and the pomp of elder days;
Whence culls the pensive bard his pic urd stores,
Nor rough, nor barren, are the winding ways
Of hoar antiquity, but strown with flowers.

T. WARTON.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

EMBELLISHED WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS OF PORTRAITS,

MONUMENTS, AND VIEWS.

VOL. II.

CHELSEA

PRINTED FOR T. FAULKNER, PARADISE ROW;

NICHOLS AND SON, PARLIAMENT STREET;
AND SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL, STATIONERS'HALL.COURT.

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OUT OF MONUMENTS, NAMES, WORDES, PROVERBS, TRADITIONS,

PRIVATE RECORDES AND EVIDENCES, FRAGMENTS OF STORIES, PASSAGES OF BOOKES, AND THE LIKE, WE DOÉ SAVE AND RECOVER SOMEWHAT FROM THE DELUGE OF TIME.'

Lord Bacon, on the Advancement of Learning, Book II.

TILLING, PRINTER, CHELSEA.

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