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The Churches of York with Historical and Architectural Notes

By W. Monkhouse; F. Bedford Jnr; Joshua Fawcett.

c.1843

H. Smith : York

15" by 11"

viii, unpaginated [26pp plates]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A scarce copy of 'The Churches of York' by W. Monkhouse and F. Bedford, copiously illustrated throughout.

Featuring a detailed examination of the Churches of York, with an additional leaf containing a description of the stained glass in nine of the buildings. Collated, complete with a decorative pictorial title page, twenty three engraved plates of Churches, and three additional plates depicting the 'Ground Plans of the Churches of York'. This copy is unpaginated, but each church is designated one leaf containing 'Historical' information to the recto, and 'Architectural' notes (written by Joshua Fawcett) to the verso, and an accompanying engraved plate picturing the outside of the building.

CONDITION

In a cloth covered gutta percha binding. Externally, worn. Bumped and rubbed to extremities. Cloth to spine panel detached, not present. Rubbing to fore edge of rear board. Internally, binding failed, as is common with gutta percha binding. Pages generally bright and clean, with handling marks. Light spots to fore edge, affecting occasional page. Offsetting to endpapers. Pages age toned to first and last few pages. Ink mark to front pastedown offset to front free-endpaper. Small closed tears to extremities of front free endpaper. Closed tear to extremity of plate facing 'S. Cuthbert. Architectural'.

Overall Condition: Fair

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