Lot 78: Williams (David). The History of Monmouthshire, Illustrated and Ornamented by Views of its Principal Landscapes, Ruins, and Residences, by John Gardnor, Vicar of Battersea..., 1796, engraved county map frontispiece by John Cary (offset to title), thirty-six fine uncoloured aquatint plates, numerous pedigrees (two folding), list of subscibers, bound without pp. 117-118 as usual, occasional minor spotting, contemporary calf, gilt decorated spine with red morocco title label, upper board detached and lower joint cracked, extremities rubbed, 4to. Abbey, Scenery 537. One hundred and sixty-eight copies were subscribed, thirty-two of them coloured. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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