Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn
Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey.
Seller ID: 1575
London: John Murray, 1876. Fourth edition, revised, in two volumes (xlv, 240; 241- 580). Extra-illustrated with 174 fine plates many on stiff card, thirteen in colour, several folding; frontis, title vignette. Large octavo (22.5 cm) in original tan polished calf, rich gilt titles and decorations to six panel spines, five raised bands, narrow ruled gilt decoration to covers, t.e.g.; marbled endpapers with fancy gilt borders. Hinges skilfully repaired, chipped spine label. Otherwise a near fine copy of the book published in observance of the Abbey's 800th anniversary. A deluxe copy indeed.
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