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Vues Pittoresques des Comtés de Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, et Northumberland; Dessinées d'après Nature par Thomas Allom, George Pickering &c, avec des Notices Historiques et Topographiques par Thomas Rose; texte Français rédigé par J. F. Gérard [3 vols]

Rose, Thomas

Published by H. Fisher, R. Fisher, et P. Jackson, London, 1835
Art / Print / Poster Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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3 volumes (each with 76 pages of text and 36 leaves of plates): added engraved title page in vol. 1, frontispieces in vol. 2 and vol. 3 (215 total engraved views on 108 plates); 29 cm. Contemporary linen? with a diagonal embossed pattern; originally a dark purple, but now faded, especially the spines, which are now a light brown. Leather spine labels with gilt-tooled decoration and title: Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, et Nordhumberland." All page edges speckled. Pale pink endpapers. Bound with tissue-guards, which have been removed. Vol. 1 added engraved title page contains English title: Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland Illustrated, from original drawings by Thomas Allom, &c. with Historical & Topographical Descriptions, by Thomas Rose (Fisher, Son, & Co. London, 1833). No date of publication, but plates are dated 1832-1835. Text in French; captions on plates in English. Originally published in English as Fisher's Picturesque Illustrations of Great Britain and Ireland: The Fourth Series, Comprising the Splendid Lake Scenery, Seats, &c. of Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland. A beautiful collection of English views. In Very Good Condition: slightly cocked; ends of spine rubbed with minor loss; corners rubbed and bumped; spines are faded; lacking one corner of spine label on vol. 1; otherwise labels are intact; occasional foxing, primarily along fore-edges of plate leaves; otherwise clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 002814

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Title: Vues Pittoresques des Comtés de Westmorland,...

Publisher: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, et P. Jackson, London

Publication Date: 1835

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Allom, Thomas

Book Condition:Very Good

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