1827 A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and Country of Newcastle upon Tyne, Including the Borough of Gateshead
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound
The first edition of this work, with both volumes bound in one. With a title page to volume I only, as is common with this work; volume II begins at page 414.
Illustrated with fifteen engraved plates across both volumes. Collated, complete.
Eanes Mackenzie was a noted English topographer. He was fundamental in founding the Mechanics' Institution in Newcastle, and also produced a similar topographical and historical study on Durham.
A detailed account of the city's religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings. Featuring both contemporary and historical accounts of the aspects discussed.
Rebound in quarter calf, with marbled paper covered boards and endpapers renewed. A touch of fading to back strip, otherwise externally fine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages lightly age toned throughout, with spotting throughout, most concentrated to plate perimeters.
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