Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles,…

Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by). < >
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
  • Another image of Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. by HEARNE, Thomas (drawings by). BYRNE, William (engraved by).
RARE TITLE WITH ALL 84 PLATES IN BEAUTIFUL REGENCY FULL CALF

Antiquities of Great Britain. Illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing.

London: T. Hearne and W. Byrne, 1786 & London: Cadell and Davies, 1807. 2 volumes bound in one, 16 1/2 inches tall. A beautiful tall, full Regency diced calf with blind tooled raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and a wide gilt roll framing the boards. The first title page is engraved and the second undecorated title page to volume 1 is not bound in. The title page to the second volume is present, as are all the large and highly attractive engraved view, 52 (including the first title page) in the first volume and 32 in the second, making a total of 84. Each engraved view is followed by a leaf with details in English and French. Copies with all the plates are very rare, especially in such a magnificent binding of the period. There is some rubbing to the shoulders but no splitting or loss. There is some foxing to the preliminaries but otherwise remarkably clean.

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