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A Topographical History of Surrey. By Edward - BRAYLEY, E. W. / MANTELL, G. / AL - 1850. [1226964]
London G. Willis 1850 - 5 volumes. Hardback. Tall 8vo. Size approx 12 x 9.5 inches. Quarte-Bound in green morocco leather to spine and corners with gilt lettering and decoration and raised banding to spine. All page edges gilt. Marbled paper boards and endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners of boards bumped, rubbing to corners and edges. Spines rubbed and faded. Boards rubbed. Vol.1. front hinge cracked. Inside hinges have cloth reinforced bindings. Bookplate to front endpaper. Decorative title and dedication pages with mild foxing spots. Blind embossed stamp to title page and numbered stamp to rear of title page ?Bishopsgate Institute Reference Library? Some mild foxing to edges of some few plates and to nearby pages, some minor handling marks, else overall a very clean and tight set. Each with decorative hand-coloured ?illuminated? title page. 495; 486; 527; 519 (+48 appendix); 442pp. 130 steel-engraved plates, some are folding (some plates have 2 views ), including 2 plans and a coloured map. 126 wood-engravings throughout the text. (All illustrations listed at end of each vol.
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