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5 vols, large 8vo, titles in red and black with coloured vignette, 129 engraved plates, maps, etc. after Thomas Allom, 127 illustrations in the text, some foxing or staining to titles and plates, very handsome contemporary gren half morocco gilt in the style of Lewis, a very handsome set.£1,000
Mixed editions (complete), vol. I third, vol. II second & vol. III first; 3 vols, folio (410 x 300mm); engraved title-pages in red black, photographic frontispieces and numerous black & white illustrations, small nick to edges of first few leaves to vol. I and base of p. 314 in vol. III, toning to endpapers, otherwise a near-fine internally; publisher's blue cloth gilt, rubbed and bumped at extremities, usual slight bowing to boards due to weight of text blocks, upper hinge (inside) of vols I & III split but firm, in all, very good.£500
NEALE, J[ohn].P[reston].Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
11 vol., 4to. 285 by 228mm (11¼ by 9 inches), first and Second Series, 11 additional engraved titles, 719 engraved plates (of 722), all on india-proof paper mounted, several woodcut vignettes, intermittent foxing, mostly light, contemporary half morocco gilt, all edges gilt, a bit rubbed, abrasions to extremities, otherwise a very handsome set. Height: 30 cm Overall width of set: 43 cm£2,500