Antiquities of London and its Environs: Containing views of houses, monuments, statues and other curious remains of Antiquity
by John Thomas Smith
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Engraved title-page and 96 plates, of which 3 tinted (One duplicated plate bound in.)
Plates include portraits of King Lud, King Richard II, King James I, Sir Thomas Gresham, William Earl of Craven, historian John Stowe, famous London buildings such as Bruce Castle, Sion College, Lincoln's Inn Gate, Bloody Tower, Newgate, Savoy Prison, Lollards Prison, old Tudor houses, ruins, gravestones, etc.
The engraver John Thomas Smith was Keeper of Drawings at the British Museum, and this series of prints earned him the nickname Antiquity Smith.
Condition: Leather spine with five-raised bands and gilt lettering, marble boards, scuffed and worn. Engraved plates mostly clean and bright with slight spotting and foxing to a few. Damp stain to lower edge of first 15 plates outside the plate area.
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- Antiquities of London and its Environs
- John Thomas Smith
- John Thomas Smith
- Half leather binding and marble boards
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- Used - Very Good
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- Folio, 33.5 x 23cm
- illustrated, engraving, London, history, Antiquities, John Thomas Smith,
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- The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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