1830 Picturesque Antiquities of the English Cities
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Very Scarce
The first edition of this work.
A very scarce work.
Illustrated with a vignette title page, sixty plates, and in-text engravings.
In a signed binding by W. Strong.
Originally published in parts. The original front wraps of Parts I and VI are bound to the rear.
John Britton's notable work on the picturesque views of England, showcasing the beautiful antiquities of the country.
This volume looks in detail at York, Lincoln, Peterborough, Canterbury, Rochester, Winchester, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, Coventry, Durham, Chichester, Salisbury, Wells, Bristol, Bath, Norwich, and London.
Written and illustrated by John Britton, the noted English antiquary and topographer. He is best known for his collaboration with Edward Wedlake Brayler on the nine volume series 'The Beauties of England and Wales'.
In a full morocco signed binding by W. Strong. Externally, generally smart, with some marks and discolouration to the boards and spine. A little rubbing to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spots.
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