English Lake Scenery. Illustrated with a Series of Coloured Plates from Drawings by A.F. Lydon.
First Edition. London, John Walker and Company, 1880. 24 x 17 cm. 48 text pages with 25 colour Illustrations, each followed by a blank page Original bright red cloth with elaborate gilt and black decorations. Bevelled boards and all edges gilt. Front board with a lovely inset decoration on green cloth with red and blue lettering and gilt decorations. See images for better appreciation. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Mildly dust dulled. Occasional mild foxing. Small ink stain to rear end papers. Names of previous owners neatly inscribed on front free end paper (dated 1886) and title page (dated 1886). A very nice copy.
EUR 120,-- Order