TWO TITLES IN SUPERB FULL REGENCY CALF
DARELL, William ~ The History of Dover Castle. (Bound with) GROSE, Francis ~ A Provincial Glossary; with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions.
London: Hooper and Wigstead, 1797 & London: Jeffery, 1811.
Full calf, 11 inches tall. A superb binding with the ticket of Handyside of Newcastle. With wide gilt raised bands and exceptional gilt and blind tooling to the panels and boards. Armorial bookplates. The Darell is complete with 7 plates, vignettes and map. 97 blank leaves follow the text. The binding in rubbed and the joints are starting to crack but the book is still solid.