London and Its Sights: Being a Comprehensive Guide to All That is Worth Seeing in the Great Metropolis

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    First Edition.

    14.5cm x 9.5cm. 48 pages, 12 colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text. Illustrated wrappers.

    Rare 19th century travel guide to the city with 12 colour plates depicting views of London from Blackfriars Bridge, Houses of Parliament, Treasury Buildings, Westminster Abbey, Duke of York’s Column-Carlton Place, The Tower, Trafalgar Square, Royal Exchange, The Serpentine, Hyde Park Corner, Buckingham Palace, and Saint Paul’s Cathedral. The vignettes in the text show London Bridge, Thames Tunnel, The Monument, East India House, Guildhall, Mansion House, The Post-Office, Temple Bar, Somerset House, The Admiralty, The Horse Guards, Custom-House Quay, and the British Museum.

    The plates are detached and with no wrappers lower panel. The upper panel is soiled and chipped. Minor foxing to interior, mostly first few leaves. The plates are in Very Good to Near Fine Condition, though Houses of Parliament plate has a small patch of insect damage to bottom right corner affecting the margin only. Fair Condition.

    $400.00 AUD

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