1811 Relics of Antiquity; or, Remains of Ancient Structures, With Other Vestiges of Early Times, in Great Britain
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Very Scarce
The first edition of this work.
A very scarce work.
Illustrated with forty-eight plates.
A description of a handful of noted antiquity relics in Britain, exampled with detailed engraved places and brief descriptions.
Looking at Launceston Castle, the remains of Tudor Hall in Penmynydd, Marldon and Lydford in Devonshire, Nether Hall in Essex, and more.
By Samuel Prout and Miss J. Hawkesworth. Prout was a British watercolour architectural painter, one of the masters in his field, who held the position of Painter in Water-Colours in Ordinary to King George V.
In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Small crack to the tail of the front joint. Spine is a little faded. Minor marks to the boards and spine. A little bumping to the extremities. Light rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spots.
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