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Antiquities of Great-Britain, Illustrated in Views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, Now Existing.
London: James Phillips, 1786. Full Calf, 16 1/2 inches tall. Two volumes bound in one. A magnificent tall 18th century full diced calf folio with blind tooled raised bands, glorious gilt tooling to the panels and a wide gilt roll framing the diced boards. This is an extremely scarce work, especially in this pristine state, complete with all 83 full page engraved plates. The text is in both English and French. In absolutely exceptional condition both internally and externally.More details Price: £4,000.00
Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views.
London: Virtue, 1836. Full straight grain morocco, 11 inches tall. A fabulously bound set with extraordinary gilt and white metal tooled spine and boards.the elaborate 'cathedral' design on all four boards is made up from individual tooling, as is the superb tooling on the spines. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 2 engraved titles and 106 full page engraved views and I folding map. Some foxing to the plates and slight fading to the spine, but still a fine and spectacular set.More details Price: £1,800.00
Picturesque Views of Ramsgate
London: H.Moses, 1817. Full calf, 11 inches tall. With raised bands, labels, decorated gilt spine and boards, dentelles and top edge. Bound by Burgess of Ramsgate in 1940 (at the cost of one pound five shillings). With 24 superb engravings by Henry Moses and one folding plan of Ramsgate Harbour. There is a degree of foxing, some fraying to a couple of title pages with no loss and a small professional repair to the plan of Ramsgate Harbour, again with no loss. An unusually tall and handsome copy of this difficult title.More details Price: £500.00
Excursions in the County of Norfolk.
London: Longman et al., 1818. Two volume set, 6 1/2 inches tall. Full calf bound in the classic Regency style with gilt bands, twin labels and elaborate blind tooling to the panels. The boards have gilt, inked and blind rolls and fillets. With the armorial bookplate of John Bolton, a booksellers ticket and an ink shelf code on the pastedown endpaper. Embellished with 100 engraved views, including a map of the county, a plan of Norwich and two engraved title pages. The work comprises a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry, remains of antiquity, and every other interesting object of curiosity.More details Price: £350.00
Hungarian Sketches In Peace And War
Edinburgh: Constable, 1854. Full morocco, 6.75 inches tall. A superb copy bound by Bedford, one of the greatest firms of the period. With gilt raised bands, gilt titles and exeptionally fine tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. In pristine condition.More details Price: £350.00