Two Volumes. Three-quarter polished calf over marbled boards, raised bands, morocco title labels, gilt titles and decorative compartments, t.e.g. (5.5" x 7.5"). 790 pages; illustrated with engraved frontispieces, numerous plates, plans and drawings. Volume one contains Winchester, Salisbury, Exeter, and Wells; volume 2 contains Canterbury, Rochester, Chichester, and St. Albans. Detailed architectural descriptions, supplemented by a history of the structure. Also includes histories of the church bodies or religious orders that originated or are associated with the cathedrals, and brief biographies of the bishops. Set showing some minor expected wear, internally clean, evidence of varnished spines at some point in distant past. Remains an attractive set in a decorative leather binding. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Handbook to the Cathedrals of England. ...
Publisher: John Murray
Publication Date: 1876
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description John Murray, 1903, 1903. 3rd imp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original gilt decorated blind-stamped cream cloth (spines lightly marked - otherwise VG). Pp. xii + 375 [&] v + 378-790, illus throughout with b&w plates (endpapers lightly tanned; no inscriptions). Seller Inventory # 95112
Book Description John Murray, London. 1903, 3rd impression. (12mo, cloth) Very good. 790pp. Two volumes, continuously paginated. Frontispiece, illus., plans. Damage to joint, hinge open, Part I. Both volumes' mildly aged white covers but dignified. Clean and bright within. Former owner's gift inscription to endpapers. Seller Inventory # 111858