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Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Green cloth with blind embossed decorations and decorative gilt to spine and front. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth darkened and faded on spine and edges, professionally rebacked on spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rubbing to front endpaper. Map clean, some minor foxing spots to the odd page, else inside pages very clean and tight. Scarce. 494pp. 2pp ads. Large fold out map to front (backed with cloth). Many illustrations plus 14 full-page lithographic & steel-engraved full-page views, (i.e.: Crewkerne, Beaminster, Ford Abbey, Cheddington Copse, Axminster, etc.).
Title: The Book of the Axe. Containing a piscatorial Description of that stream, and a history of all the parishes and remarkable spots upon its Banks. With Several Illustrations and a Map.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1854 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80034
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