Author:Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche

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Fragmenta Sepulchralia: A Glimpse of the Sepulchral and Early Monumental Remains of Great Britain

By: Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche

Price: $500.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 033887

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176 pages, with title page provided in manuscript by the author. Presentation copy inscribed by the author inside front cover. Believed to have been printed for the author at Oxford University Press between 1840 and 1850. Stated by the author on title page to be "an unpublished fragment." Matthew Holbeche Bloxam (1805 - 1888), was an amateur archeologist who wrote extensively about gothic architecture. He is also credited as being the original source of the legend of William Webb Ellis' invention of the game of Rugby football. View more info