1830 Great Britain Illustrated
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition of this work.
Illustrated with a vignette title page, and fifty-nine plates.
Each plate consists of two engravings.
Collated, complete. Collated from Jisc from a copy held at the British Library.
Page iv is incorrectly numbered vi.
A detailed topographical work on the beautiful scenes of Great Britain.
Showing scenes of the most prominent and beautiful cities and towns of Britain.
Written by the English antiquarian Thomas Moule, known for his decorative county maps of England.
Illustrated by William Westall, an English landscape artist.
In a full decorative calf binding, rebacked with the original boards and spine restored. Externally, smart. Evidence of former loss to the head and tail of the spine. Light bumping to the extremities. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Spine and joints are a little faded.Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spotting. Tidemark to the tail of the plates facing pages 53 and 55.
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