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GROSE, Francis.


The Antiquities of England and Wales.
London: S. Hooper, No. 25 Ludgate-hill 1773-6.

FIRST EDITION. Folio. 4 vols + supplementary volume. (33 x 25 cm). Half tan calf over marbled boards. Spines with red labels, gilt titles, double ruled raised bands, gilt volume numbers to compartments and gilt dates to the foot of the spines. Attractive bookplate to front paste down of each volume. Manuscript signature of 'C. Northumberland' to ffep of first volume. Supplementary volume bound in full brown tree calf with red and green labels, gilt titles, ruling and decoration to spine. Decorative vignette to each title page. 386 plates, many full page plus 34 full page plans in supplementary volume. Bidings worn at extremites some loss of gilt to the spines. Some foxing to contents. Upper hinge of supplementary volume broken and loose but joint holding firm.

Price £ 750.00
Stock Code 44294
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