Landscape Scenery, Illustrating Sydney, Paramatta, Richmond, Newcastle, Windsor, and Port Jackson, New South Wales
18cm x 26cm. 20 plates, tissue guards. Full leather, gilt lettering and decoration, dentelles, all edges gilt.
Circa 1862-3, in the publisher’s deluxe binding, “a partial republication of Sands and Kenny’s Landscape Scenery first published in 1855. It contains only twenty of the original forty plates of that work and these have had alterations made to them. On the title page plate ‘Newcastle’ has replaced ‘Maitland’, the date 1855 has been erased, and the imprint changed; on the other plates the spelling of the artist’s name, F. C. Terry, has been corrected, various inaccurate titles altered and the original plate numbers erased.” FERGUSON 15438. WANTRUP 259b.
Minor rubbing to board edges. Minor chipping to spine head and tail. Minor handling wear and soiling, a couple of creased tissue guards. Pencil numbering to crown fore-edge corner of most plates. Very Good Condition.
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