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Paul Foster
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LYSONS. SAMUEL.

A COLLECTION OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE ANTIQUITIES.

Extra Illustrated First Edition.

LYSONS. SAMUEL.

A COLLECTION OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE ANTIQUITIES. Cadell and Davies. London. 1803. 1803

Description

FIRST EDITION. Folio. (18.7 x 11.6 inches). Extra- Illustrated.

Contains the 110 plates (11 of these finely hand coloured) called for plus another 8 aquatint views. A very good copy in contemporary boards with black calf corners and covered in marbled paper. Re-spined with matching black calf spine with wide raised bands, decorated in gilt. Compartments decorated with elaborate blind rolled borders. Red label, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. A very good wide margined copy of this scarce true first edition of this work.

Price

£500.00