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Hardback, approx 12 x 9 inches. Black cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. top page edges gilt. In good condition. Some wear to cover; corners bumped with cloth chipped on corners, spine rebacked with original spine heavily chipped at edges with loss to most of spine lettering. Some darkening to endpapers, endpaper cracked at front hinge with neat inscription and bookseller label to front “H.V. Day, Dorchester.” Later endpaper to rear. Page edges rough cut. Mild foxing and darkening to edges of plates, small foxing spots to title, contents and preface pages, also to some inner pages foxing. Else a very good clean and tight copy. 186pp. With 5 very nice etchings & 5 photo-engravings by Dawson, plus many line drawings. Map of the Isle of Purbeck. The author travels around Purbeck, in Dorset, describing the scenery, the villages, geology, and history of the area. Includes notes on wrecks around the cost.
Title: A Royal Warren. Or, Picturesque Rambles in the Isle of Purbeck. The etchings by Alfred Dawson.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: The Typographic Etching Comp. 1882 (1st.):
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83665
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Dorset, Topography, Purbeck, Swanage, corfe castle, dawson, robinson, picturesque, rambles, the isle of purbeck, etchings, dorsetshire, 1882