A Descriptive And Historical Account Of Folkestone And Its Neighbourhood,.
Bound in full Morocco elaborately tooled in gilt with the ticket of J. English Bookbinder Folkestone and the bookplate of J.C. Bouverie. The book was dedicated to Lady Mary Bouverie and therefore the bookplate is likely to be her husband: Jacob Bouverie, Earl Radnor making this very probably the dedication copy given by English to the Lord of the Manor.
THE DEDICATION COPY
J. English, High Street. London: Simpkin and Marshall.,
8vo. 5 x 7.5 inches. viii + 241 pp.
Illustrated by portrait frontispiece of William Harvey and numerous wood engravings throughout the text.
The First Edition of the nineteenth century history and guidebook of the town; the first published attempt at a comprehensive history of the town.
An exceptional example of the first history of Folkestone specially bound by the publisher for presentation.
[Stock No. 25254]