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3 volumes. Hardback, 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound black calf leather binding with marbled paper boards. Raised and decorative gilt bands to spine, and gilt lettering and decorations. Gilt line details to boards, Marbled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to extremities; edges and corners, some rubbing to boards. Front hinge slightly cracked on vol.3. Some minor darkening to corners of endpapers, neat inscription to front of vol.1. “Emma Wilson.” A couple of odd minor foxing spots to pages, some minor darkening to edges of plates with some minor spots. All plates with tissue guards. One plate missing at p.254 v.1. (N.b. this plate may refer to the plate at p225. “York from the South East” and the “General View” as listed, and may be misplaced.) Else very clean and tight copies. 491 + 598 + 550pp. With 139 (ex140) B&W steel engraved plates. The first Book gives a general history of Yorkshire. Book 2 concentrates on the City of York. Books 3 and 4 cover the East Riding and the various Wapentakes. Book 5, Leeds and Book 6 the West Riding. The North Riding is covered in Book 7.
Title: A Complete History of the County of York. Illustrated by a Series of Views engraved on steel from Original Drawings by Nathaniel Whittock. Seven Books bound in three volumes.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: London, I. T. Hinton, & Holdsworth & Ball, 1829:
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Seller ID: 78890
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