Brayley, Edward Wedlake ; Assisted By John Britton
A TOPOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF SURREY. The geological section by Gideon Mantell. The Illustrative Department under the Superintendence of Thomas Allom. Five Volume Set.
Illustrated by Thomas Allom and others
Five octavo volumes (155mm x 245mm), bound in contemporary half red leather with red cloth covered boards, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. (viii), 472, (25); (viii), 486, (2); (viii), 442, (4); (vi), 519, (3); (viii), 527, (4) pp. Collated complete -- all steel engraved plates and wood engravings present. Light scattered foxing, contents clean and tight in bindings which are rubbed at extremeties; a couple volumes chipped at head of spines, gilt lettering flaked at some spines. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.
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