1832 Devonshire & Cornwall Illustrated
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition of this work.
Illustrated with a map, vignette title page, and forty-eight plates to 'Devonshire', and a map, vignette title page, and eighteen plates to 'Cornwall'.
Collated, appears to be bound without three plates.
Complete as two parts bound in one, with a separate engraved title page to each part.
A beautiful topographical work showing the picturesque scenes of the counties of Devonshire and Cornwall in England.
A collection of detailed engraved plates of Devonshire and Cornwall.
Illustrated by Thomas Allom and W. H. Bartlett.
Described by J. Britton and E. W. Brayley.
Bookplate of L. K. Elmhirst to the front pastedown. Leonard Knight Elmhirst was a philanthropist and agronomist, who is known mostly for his work in India.
In a half calf binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing and marks to the boards and spine. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, heavier to the head of the spine with some lifting. Hinges are starting but firm. Front endpaper is detaching. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Institutional stamp to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spots. Bound without three plates.
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