Skelton's Engraved Illustrations of the Principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire, from Original Drawings by F. Mackenzie. Accompanied with descriptive historical notices. Joseph SKELTON, F. MACKENZIE.

Skelton's Engraved Illustrations of the Principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire, from Original Drawings by F. Mackenzie. Accompanied with descriptive historical notices.

Oxford: J. Skelton, 1823. FIRST SUBSCRIBERS EDITION. Large Quarto, pp.[6] iv, 10; 8; 4; 12; 10; 22; 10; 10; 4; 2; 2; 8; 10; 26 [6]. With separate pagination for each Hundred region. 50 large steel engravings on india paper pasted to thick plates, including a frontispiece, as well as a steel engraved map to prelims and a title page vignette. In contemporary brown full morocco, recently re-backed using the original spine leather. Gilt titles to spine; some gilt decoration to board margins. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Original spine quite heavily abraded; titles partially obscured. Boards less heavily worn; all corners re-built. Internally clean; text fresh and unmarked, the plates have some minor spotting and faint marginal damp stains. Very good. Item #47997

Price: £395.00

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