Lot 380: 2 Books incl: LONDON AND ITS ENVIRONS..., 1829.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Views] 2 Titles. ++ Thos. H. Shepherd. METROPOLITAN IMPROVEMENTS: OR LONDON IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY Lon: Jones & Co., engr title 1827, (many plates 1828-1829). 160 images on 81 (of 82) plates: Engr title, map, and 79 other plates bearing 2 illustrations each. 4to. ½ cloth and marbled board with marbled edges. Endpapers may be later than the binding. Spine loose. Lacks 1 ending leaf following 1st leaf of plate list. Maps margin closely trimmed, not affecting image. Foxed, dampstained. ++ Shepherd. LONDON AND ITS ENVIRONS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. Jones & Co., 1829, (some plates 1830-1831). 193 images on 81 plates (engr title and 80 other plates). Frontis, title, and first 2 leaves loose with front cover. Lacks rfep, condition generally similar to Metropolitan Improvements and in same binding.