History and Antiquities of the County of Dorsetshire. DORSET With a copy of Domesday Book, and the "Inquisitio Gheldi" for the County:Interspersed with some remarkable Particulars of Natural History. Corrected,augmented & improved by R.GOUGH. The very scarce Second Edition

By: HUTCHINS, REV.:

Price: £3,500.00

Quantity: 1 available


4 vols; Folio. Very attractive maroon hf.morocco with elaborate gt.decor.spines. Marbled covers & endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges & boards. Inside pages rough cut. Small name inscription on each second blank page. One plate with faint stain lower corner. A few light creases, some occasional spotting, offsetting, but generally very clean & tight. Size 42cm x 25.5cm Lg.double-pg.map of the county, by Rowe. 190 steel-engr.plates/ plans, etc. all present. Very thick volumes. A MAGNIFICENT LARGE PAPER AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY of the second edition. Includes a double-page mezzotint portrait in volume III, 8 double-page or folding engraved maps, 10 full-page maps, 9 double-page or folding engraved, etched or aquatint plates of views and plans, 154 full-page plates, with an additional 23 plates of shells on 13 sheets, 59 engraved vignettes in the text, 23 folding letterpress tables, wood-engraved tail-pieces throughout. WITH 13 ADDITIONAL PLATES, INCL.2 ORIGINAL WATER-COLOURS. One of Sir John Strangways from Melbury & also One of Dame Grace and her daughter (Wife of John Strangways)

Title: History and Antiquities of the County of Dorsetshire. DORSET With a copy of Domesday Book, and the "Inquisitio Gheldi" for the County:Interspersed with some remarkable Particulars of Natural History. Corrected,augmented & improved by R.GOUGH. The very scarce Second Edition

Author Name: HUTCHINS, REV.:

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: 1796 - 1815 (2nd.ed.):

Seller ID: 81355

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY very scarce Second Edition HUTCHINS, REV History and Antiquities of the County of Dorsetshire Domesday Book GOUGH leather fine binding ORIGINAL WATER-COLOURS map palns steel-engravings dorset John Strangways