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2 volumes. Large hardbacks, approx 13.5 x 11 inches. Later bindings, dark green leather spines with raised banding and gilt lettering, dark green pebbled cloth boards. Light grey endpapers. Top page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Corners bumped with small chips to cloth, some minor handling marks to boards, some rubbing to extremities and edges of spines. Some darkening to prelims, foxing and darkening to edges of frontis and title pages. Some darkening and offsetting to maps. Some moderate and heavy foxing to plates, some odd spots to pages but mostly adjacent plates. Engravings all guarded. Else very clean and tight copies. With 2 portraits, 2 coloured large folding maps (East and West, each with map and several vignette views engraved on the other half of plate) by B. R. Davies, & 56 copper-engraved plates (mostly views), 80 wood engravings. 592 pp.,& index / 274 pp., plus: Appendix 90 pp. (Climate, Botany, Parliamentary History, Ecclesiastical Divisions, Statistical tables), Index 15 pp./ Subscribers’ list 8 pp./ cat.; INCLUDING ONE PLATE, BY BAXTER: “Norfolk Bridge, near Shoreham.” (v.2. p211.) BAXTER: Norfolk Bridge. New Shoreham. No.33. “This print, representing the well-known bridge, is a pure sepia-chiaro and is never in colours. Under the print in type in tow lines in the centre are the above title, and “This plate is presented by His Grace the Duke of Norfolk”, and below that is one line is “Engraved and Printed in Oil Colours by G. Baxter, 29, King Square, London, from a drawings by T. Henwood”. We think those who know the bridge will admit it is a faithful representation of it before it was demolished. The whites are printed similar to the old chiaroscurists.” Courtney Lewis: George Baxter. 10.).
Title: The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex. In Two Volumes.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: London & Lewes, Baxter, Sussex Press, & Nichols & Son, 1835 (1st.).:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83393
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY Topography, Heraldry, Norfolk, Baxter,sussex, 56 copper-engraved plates, views, large folding maps, 80 wood engravings, BAXTER