Bound in original decorated green cloth, gilt. Top edges gilt. Slight wear to extremities and scattered foxing; otherwise a very good bright copy. Bookplate on front pastedown.
A. and C. Black, Soho Square.,
By w. teignmouth shore. painted by w. biscombe gardner.
FIRST EDITION. 4to. 6.75 x 9.25 inches. x + 240 pp.
Illustrated by 73 coloured plates, including frontispiece, by W. Biscombe Gardner, folding plan and map and a ground plan.
A nice example of this attractive A. and C. Black colour book. The hop design embossed on the boards combines with the charming colour plates to form a very pleasing book. This first issue is far better than the later reprint in all respects.
[Stock No. 24952]