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Seven Volumes. Large hardbacks, 4to. 11 x 8.5 inches. Stunning binding in beveled maroon/terracotta cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration to spines and fronts, blind embossed on rear sides. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges, corners and ends of spines. Some minor handling marks to boards. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Colour plates all present and clean and bright. Some foxing to tissue guards, some minor spots to pages. Else inside pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout. Else very clean and tight copies. 7 volumes. Illustrated with 240 colour chromolithographic plates with tissue guards, and colour vignettes to main title pages. 135 pages of facsimile autographs in vol.7. Collection of beautiful colour plates depicting Country Houses of great Britain and Ireland. The contents list gives the name of the House and of the incumbent. Each plate is accompanied by a page or two of historical information. Includes an extra volume “Autographs of Subscribers.”
Title: A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With descriptive and historical letterpress. Six Volumes. PLUS volume; “Facsimile of Autographs of Subscribers.” In Seven Volumes.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: London, William Mackenzie, n.d. ca1860.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82926
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY Rev. F.O. MORRIS, Picturesque Views, Seats, Noblemen, Gentlemen, Great Britain, Ireland, Six volumes, colour plates, chromolithographs, Stunning binding, Country Houses, seven volumes, Facsimile of Autographs of Subscribers,William Mackenzie, 1860, fine binding, decorative, colour plates, views, landscapes, country houses, manors, mansions