Lot 1001: 2V William Beattie THE PORTS HARBOURS WATER-PLACES & COAST SCENERY OF GREAT BRITAIN 1842 First Edition 123 Plates After Bartlett
by National Book Auctions
November 18, 2012
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by Views Taken on the Spot by W. H. Bartlettt; With Descriptions by William Beattie
Author: William Beattie
Publisher: George Virtue
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 8.75" Height: 11"
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in three-quarter leather, with marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands and gilt-lettered spine labels. Books show mild external wear, with minor chipping along edges and to covers of spine. Binding of first volume is cracked between blank preliminary pages. Books have marbled endpapers and edges. Foxing can be seen preliminary pages of both volumes. Scattered foxing is also visible throughout text and, in varying degrees, on plates.
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