A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course; Including Particular Descriptions of Richmond, Windsor, and Hampton Court

Murray, John Fisher

Published by Henry G. Bohn, London, 1845
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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8vo - over 7¾. Book. Seven full page plates and four maps. xii + 356 pp. This copy is UNIQUE inasmuch all the plates and text illustrations, surpassing 100 in number, are handcolored (as are the maps), making many of them spring to life. In this form this book is extremely scarce, and possibly one of a kind. The gilding on front board is bright, on spine, somewhat dulled but still vivid. Shelfwear most evident in corners where cloth worn through. One plate and its tissue are detached, and this plate is chipped and has tear in right margin not affecting picture itself. Otherwise pages and plates are clean. Overall, VG minus to VG. Bookseller Inventory # 000332

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Title: A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in ...

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn, London

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Blindstamped Cloth

Illustrator: Orrin Smith, Branston, Landells and Other Eminent Artists (over 100 HANDCOLORED Wood engravings)

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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