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Changing London. A Book of Sketches

By: Fletcher, Hanslip

Price: £46.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1928

Seller ID: 004061


the third and final volume and the scarcest in the series, folio 38 by 25.5 cms (15 by 10 inches) illustrated with 40 plates by Fletcher showing street scenes, buildings, squares, interiors etc. almost all in central London but including one of Chiswick and another of Richmond. It's bound in the original boards sewn with cords, paper label on front cover. The text consists of brief descriptions of each scene, Some signs of use to the covers, rear cover with an old markand a few spots, the contents clean and unmarked £46.00 View more info

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

By: Maitland, William

Price: £395.00

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 at a lowprice 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 generally very clean, a few plates are a bit trimmed or have fraying to the outer edges, Note that this is volume two only of two.. 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

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. View more info

Tombleson's Upper Rhine

By: Tombleson, William

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Tombleson and Co: 1832

Seller ID: 004022


This series of views on the upper Rhine is illustrated with a folding panorama and 69 engraved plates of views by Tombleson. The book covers the places 'extending from the Alps to Mentz'and has a descriptive text of 181 pages plus the indexes.bound in old green calf with marbled sides. The binding is very worn with the joints split and the front cover detached. There is some creasing to the panorama and a tear in the blank area just below the title, a few plates offset to the facing text, lacks the second of the two pages of the index of places, the title page has some foxing and many of t... View more info