England Delineated. John AIKIN, engraver METCALF.

England Delineated.

London: Printed for Lackington, Allen and Co., 1804. [Topography] FINELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED. Two volumes. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[2] vi; 148; pp.[2] iv; 148. With 149 copper engraved plates including vignette title pages. Contemporary brown half calf with gilt titles and blind decoration to spines. Marbled paper over boards; all edges speckled blue. Armorial bookplate of Robert Young to front pastedown of each volume. Light spotting throughout; more so to preliminaries and final leaves. Heavy wear to boards and corners bumped. Lighter rubbing to spines. Very good. A large collection of engraved views of castles, abbeys, priories, mediaeval towns, and occasional palaces, each with a description, originally published in 1788 by the physician and educationalist. Item #56646

Price: £225.00

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