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Hardback, 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound black leather to spine and corners and marbled paper boards. Raised banding, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Gilt edge details to leather on boards. Pale salmon pink endpapers. In very good condition. Some wear to boards; extremities rubbed and bumped at edges and corners. Some rubbing to boards with darkening to edges and spine, small chip to leather at top of spine, lacks spine label. Endpapers clean, some minor light foxing spots to title page, some light foxing to and around map. Colour plates are very bright and clean, Else overall a very clean and tight copy. 127pp. Illustrated with 3 Hand-coloured engraved plates including title page and frontis, 10 full-page B&W engravings of views and plans, 1 large folding map, and 15 wood-cut vignettes within text.
Title: Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey. An Illustrated History and Description of Fonthill Abbey.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Shaftesbury, John Rutter, Charles Knight, Longman &c &c... 1823:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82815
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY RUTTER, JOHN: Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey, John Rutter, Charles Knight, Longman, 1823, Shaftesbury, Illustrated History, Description, hand-colouring, coloured plates, steel-engravings, views, architecture, interiors, grounds,