JOHNSTON’S SHILLING QUARTO ATLAS. An atlas of 24 colour printed double sided maps published by W. & A. K. Johnston of Edinburgh and London. Quarto. Pictorial colour printed front cover showing a North American Indian. Some small faults around the edge of the front cover. Dust soiling to back cover. Maps clean and undamaged.
THE CANARY ISLANDS Painted by Ella du Cane Described by Florence du Cane. Published by A. & C. Black 1911. First edition. 8vo. 172 pp. Folding map and 19 of 20 colour plates. Plate 4 The Peak, from Villa Oratava missing. Cream boards with gilt lettering lightly soiled. No jacket.
VIEWS IN NORTH WALES. Published by T. Catherall Chester & Bangor. An interesting illustrated antiquarian book. Oblong 8vo. Blue gilt titled cloth. Pictorial titlepage and 29 steel engraved vignette views each guarded. Each plate has the title and publishers details beneath. Includes Caernarvon, Conway, Llandudno and Rhyl. Not dated, circa 1845.
A bound collection of 30 steel engraved views of Derbyshire. Some plates dated. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt cartouche displaying the title. Oblong 8vo, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. The plates are lightly toned but are in good condition. The subjects include
First edition, 1839. 8vo. 2 maps and 24 steel engraved plates. Large number of woodcut illustrations in text. Half green morocco and marbled boards. Slight scuffing to binding but generally a nice copy.
BIRKET FOSTER’S PICTURES OF ENGLISH LANDSCAPE (Engraved by the brothers Dalziel). With pictures in words by Tom Taylor. Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1863. Large 8vo. Half red calf and morocco boards, worn. All edges gilt. 30 full-page woodcut plates with accompanying text. Thick paper. Scattered foxing throughout. Titles include
A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of British, Indian, Colonial and Foreign Sport. Volume XXII, 1905. 4to. Original decorative red cloth. 32 plates of Fox hunting and other sports. 304 pp. Good condition.
THREE HUNTINGS SONGS BY REE WARBURTON ESQ. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. [Hablot Knight] Published by Chapman and Hall, 183 Piccadilly and Pritchard, Roberts & Co. Chester. 1855. 16 printed pages, title page and three full page engravings to illustrate the songs
All pages and prints are loose within the original green cloth titled covered boards (some staining). Label of the bookbinder J. Rowbotham, Oxford Street. Some light foxings to the three prints. Oblong 8vo
Rowland Eyles Egerton Warburton 91804-1891) was a poet, born in Moston near Chester. In 1831 he married Mary, the eldest daughter of Sir Richard Brooke, bart., of Norton Priory, Cheshire.
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