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4 volumes. Large Oversized folio. Very attractive green full morocco binding with wide gold dentelles and gold lettering. Wide decorative inner & outer gt. dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Size 50cm x 32cm In excellent condition. Very clean inside overall, with just very occasionally some foxing / off -setting. Most plates are completely clean of foxing, a few a bit tanned. No ownership inscriptions. Some very minor rubbing to edges, & a few very light scuff to back boards. A STUNNING SET. Approx. 124 steel-engr.plates / plans, etc., all present as called for. A.e.g. Includes EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED by Beautifully Hand Colouring of 328 Coats of ARMS. Although stating on the title page that a map is present, this does not seem to have been issued with the third edition (see Squibb: The Plates in Hutchins' History of Dorset).
Title: History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset (Dorsetshire). SPECIAL OVERSIZED AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY With a copy of Domesday Book, and the "Inquisitio Gheldi" for the County:Interspersed with some remarkable Particulars of Natural History. And adorned with a Correct map of the County and Views of Antiquities, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, etc; The Third edition, corrected,augmented & improved by W.SHIPP & JAMES WHITWORTH HODSON.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: 1861/ 1870 (3rd.ed.).:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83946
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Dorset Topography Hutchins Antiquities houses country houses Domesday book SPECIAL OVERSIZED AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY HAND COLOURING Dorsetshire