Lot 313: [Plates, Antiquities of the Tower of London]
November 5, 2016
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Description: [THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE TOWER OF LONDON] London: Cadell, ca. 1823. Plates dated primarily 1821 and 1823, after designs by Nash and Blore. Several plates marked "proof." One volume only, no title leaf, containing 32 engraved plates mounted on stubs, as-is, sold as a collection of plates. Sheets measuring approx. 14.75" x 11". Includes portrait, map, interior views of the tower, plans, etc. Bound in period full morocco with spine lettered in gilt, extremities rubbed and worn, contents with some light scattered foxing, small and faded water-stain to the upper corners throughout.