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The Book of Cakes

By: Lewis, T P

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Maclaren and Sons: 1903

Seller ID: 003822


. Offered here is a group of 32 loose plates only from Lewis's rare work on cakes. These large plates (28 by 21.5 cms) are richly coloured chromolithographs, some set against a striking black background. They also show trifles and smaller pastries as well as the larger, more exotic cakes. There is no text, apart from the title page. Offered as a collection of plates only. £32.00 One plate has a very short tear just touching the image, a few have very trivial dust mar... View more info

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The History and Survey of London from its Foundation to the Present Time (volume 2)

By: Maitland, William

Price: £460.00

Publisher: London, T Osborne, J Shipton and J Hodges: 1756

Seller ID: 001822


thick folio (16 by 10 inches) illustrated with 59 plates only. Offered cheaply as a working or breaking copy as the covers are broken and worn and some text sections and pages are loose, a few pages and plates with marginal damp marking and a few plates trimmed close but not cropped. one plate with a short tear just affecting the image.. Many of the plates show churches but there are also street plans and birds-eye views of squares,hospitals etc.. The contents are gene... View more info

Select Works of W Shenstone Esq

By: Shenstone, William

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, J Balfour: 1773

Seller ID: 003611


small slim octavo (15 by 9.6 cms) text of 136 pages plus preliminary leaves, bound in full tree calf, spine gilt, marbled end-papers, labels missing, lacks front free end-paper, some wear to and slightl chipping of spine, name and date on fly-leaf and series title page otherwise very clean, sound and firm in the binding. Issued in the British Poets series. £22.00 View more info

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Chile Santiago Panorama: Panoramic View from the summit of Santa Lucia, Santiago

By: Smith E R

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, 1855

Seller ID: 002906


a long panoramic view of Santiago, a lithograph in three joined sheets, tinted with some hand colour measuring 25.00 x 171.00 cms, expertly laid down on paper and ready for framing, faint traces of the vertical fold marks otherwise in fine, clean condition. Undated but 1855 and issued by the U S Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere. £195.00 View more info