Lot 37
  • 37

Richardson, William

Estimate
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
Sold
1,188 GBP
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Description

  • The Monastic Ruins of Yorkshire. York: Robert Sunter, 1843
  • paper
2 volumes in one, large folio (612 x 420mm.), 2 lithographed titles (one hand-coloured), dedication, 56 plates (comprising 19 hand-coloured mounted views, 14 plain views, 23 plain plans and details), 26 illustrations in text (7 hand-coloured and mounted, 19 plain), hand-coloured map, contemporary red morocco gilt, gilt edges, some leaves spotted, binding slightly rubbed and slightly soiled, upper hinge broken and a few leaves loose

Literature

Abbey, Scenery 381

Catalogue Note

This copy is a combination of the deluxe and ordinary editions. In this copy 19 plates and 7 illustrations are hand-coloured; in the deluxe edition the number is 33 and 26; in the ordinary edition none at all. This copy has 2 plates of architectural details of Bridlington Priory, one of which was lacking in both the coloured copies we have traced at auction.
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