Lot 107: Smeaton (John, Civil Engineer). A Narrative of the Building and a Description of the Construction of the Edystone Lighthouse with Stone: to which is subjoined, an Appendix, giving some account of the Lighthouse on the Spurn Point, Built upon a Sand, 2nd edition, 1813, engraved vignette title (somewhat spotted), twenty-three engraved plates, diagrams and charts (reguarded, plate 5 torn & repaired), some spotting and dampstaining, few leaves and plates strengthened to margins, edges untrimmed, recent endpapers, modern quarter buckram, boards lightly scuffed, folio. (1)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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