Lot 100: Nichols (John Bowyer). Historical Notices of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, with Eleven Plates, and Fifteen Other Embellishments, 1st edition, J.B. Nicholls, 1836, eleven etched plates (spotted), engraved vignettes on letterpress, book ticket of David John Gilson on front pastedown, all edges gilt, 20th century green half morocco, gilt lettered spine faded, folio in 4s (leaf size 368 x 250mm), together with Britton (John), The History and Antiquities of the See and Cathedral Church of Winchester; illustrated with A Series of Engravings..., 1st edition, Longman et al, 1817, thirty etched plates including frontispiece and additional title (some spotting), front pastedown with book ticket of David John Gilson, and with a pencilled note in his hand on front free endpaper 'See p.109 for what may be the first published mention of Jane Austen', 20th century brown quarter morocco, spine lightly faded, some markings to cloth covers, folio in 4s (leaf size 340 x 245mm). Both Large Paper Copies. Provenance: From the library of Chris Viveash. (2)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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