Illustration of the Architecture and Sculpture of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln.

WILD, Charles. An

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1819

Description: Superbly illustrated at rear with 16 large engraved proof plates on India paper. [4], iii, [i], 38pp of text. Thin elephant folio, beautifully bound by C. Lewis in full brown calf with ornate gilt-stamped spine; inner dentelles, a.e.g. Covers bear the gilt-stamped armorial crest of Sir John Cust, second Baron and first Earl Brownlow (leather is edgeworn but very sound and very clean internally). London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Published by the Author, 1819. First edition. A near fine copy of this uncommon book.

Comments: Large-paper copy with the plates printed on India paper. Bookplate of Geoffrey Harmsworth inside cover. The 9th engraving, showing the south-east view of Lincoln Cathedral, is drawn from the original oil painting by Charles Wild, in Harmsworth's collection.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 162575

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