Lot 398 of 627:
Pennant, The History and Antiquities of London 1814  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The History and Antiquities of London

Author:
Pennant, Thomas

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for Edward Jeffery

Date:
1814

Description:

vi, 381 + [1 ad] pp. With 35 engraved plates on heavy paper, some with hand coloring. (4to) 29x23 cm (11x9") period blindstamped morocco, gilt spine, gilt edges. New Edition, with Appendix and Index.

With the armorial bookplate of  Edward Earl of Powis. One of  175 copies of this quarto edition. "This edition is published without any Illustrations of prints whatever; but titles are printed, for the purchasers who choose to amuse themselves in the pursuit of illustrating; and an assortment of some hundreds of portraits, views, medals, and historical prints, may be had, together or separate, at the Publisher's" (Publisher's advertisement).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and soiling to binding with rubbing to extremities, corners worn, a bit of fraying to head of spine; hinges starting, small catalog description affixed to bottom of front free endpaper, foxing, mostly to endpapers and some leaves at front and rear; about very good.


 
Item number:
281531
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