FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO
GIBSON, William Sidney ~ The History of the Monastery founded at Tynemouth in the Diocese of Durham.
London: William Pickering, 1846
2 volume set, 12 inches tall. A magnificent crushed morocco by J. Clarke with gilt raised bands, very finely tooled panels, gilt dentelles and all edges. With the gilt embossed arms of Earl Cawdor on the boards. Beautifully embellished with 16 plates, 3 coloured, 1 folded and 60 illuminated initials. Some foxing to the engraved plates, otherwise pristine. A very fine set.