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in 1706, both which titles became extinct in 1731.

Rare Plunls found in this county. According to the authors of the Magna Britannia, the only rare plant known to botanists as indigenous to this county is the Dentaria Bulbifera, or Coralwort, which grows in abundance, in some of the beech-woods, in the south-east corner of Buckinghamshire.

Among the plants enumerated as rare in Camden's Britannia, the more rare are the following :

Dianthus Caryphillus : Clove Pink, or July flower.
Ophrys muscifera : Fly Orchis.
Paris quadrifolia : Herb Paris, true love.
Hieracium murorum : French or Golden Lungwort.
Melampyrum cristatum : Crested Cow Wheat.
Jasione Montana: Hairy Sheeps' scabious.

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OF CONTENTS

TO THE SURVEY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

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AND

STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION

OF THE COUNTY OF

BEDFORD.

Containing an Account of its
Situation,
Minerals,

Agriculture,
Extent,
Fisheries,

Markets,
Towns,

Manufactures, Curiosities,
Roads,
Commerce,

Antiquities,
Rivers,
Fairs,

Natural History,
Civil and Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions, &c.

To which is prefired,
A COPIOUS TRAVELLING GUIDE ;

Exhibiting,
The Direct and principal Cross Roads,
Inns and Distance of Stages,
Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats.

Forming a
COMPLETE COUNTY ITINERARY,

Also, A LIST OF THE MARKETS AND FAIRS ;

And an Index Table, Shewing, at One View, the Distances of all the Towns

from London, and from each other.

BY GEORGE ALEXANDER COOKE, Editor of the Universal System of Geography.

Illustrated with
A MAP OF THE COUNTY.

London:
Printed for C. COOKE, No. 17, Paternoster Row,
by Brimmer and Co. Water Lane, Fleet Street,
And sold by all the Booksellers in

the United Kingdom.

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