Lot 351 of 613:
12 volumes w/ supplement, Antiquities of England, Ireland, Scotland  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Antiquities of England and Wales

Author:
Grose, Francis

Place:
London

Publisher:
Hooper & Wigstead

Date:
[c.1783-1812]

Description:

12 volumes. Copper plate engravings throughout, including frontispieces and the large folding Index Map to the Antiquities in Volume VII. Engraved title page in each volume. 26.5x20.5 cm. (10½x8"), full period calf, spine gilt-lettered and decorated, morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. New Edition.

Includes the original 7 volumes plus supplement, as well as four later volumes on Scotland and Ireland. Detailing antiquities of England and Wales and, "In order to render every article as clear as possible, the verbal descriptions, where capable, are illustrated by drawings," -Author's introduction. Brunet II, 1762-3. Scarce complete 12 volume set.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
All joints and hinges repaired/reinforced, wear to bindings with rubbing to extremities, occasional chipping to spine ends; interiors solid with some offsetting from plates and scattered light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
283955a
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