Theakston’s Guide To Scarborough:.

SCARBOROUGH. S. W. THEAKSTON..

£45.00

Publisher

S. W. Theakston, Gazette Office, 31, St. Nicholas Street.,

Place

Scarborough

Date

1862

Synopsis

Comprising a brief sketch of the antiquities, natural productions, and romantic scenery, of the town and neighbourhood. eighth edition. illustrated with numerous engravings on steel and wood.

Item Description

12mo, in fours. [viii] + 223 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 6 engraved plates, including frontispiece, by folding map and by numerous wood engravings in text. decorated by publisher's device on title page and by initials. Binding by John Leighton.

Provenance

Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, decorated with blind stamped borders and gilt blocks on front board and spine. Slight wear to extremities but otherwise a very good clean copy. 1864 signature on first free endpaper.

Notes

This attractive illustrated guide to Scarborough by Solomon Wilkinson Theakston (1810-75), was first published in 1840 and appeared in twelve editions by the 1880s. A handsome binding by John Leighton.

[Stock No. 24782]

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