Cranbrook: Printed for and sold by S. Reader, 1814. Octavo, pp.lvi,277,  blank;  index;  advertisements. Hand coloured map of the Weald, eight hand coloured aquatint views. Together with a loosely inserted aquatint addition copy of one of the prints in the book, printed on letter paper, presumably for the owner of the subject of the print; Angley House, Cranbrook. Bound in contemporary full brown calf with tasteful blind tooling and a gilt margin, extra gilt to the board ends, and gilt decorated dentelles to the boards. Has been expertly respined to style with gilt titles and decoration on brown Morocco with new marbled endpapers. Edges untrimmed. Textblock is nice and bright, very slight spotting to the frontispiece tissue guard. Deckle edge pages which thin towards the margins have some occasional nicking as to be expected. A very good copy that has been sympathetically renovated. Item #44593
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