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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire. by  Edward Wedlake  John and Brayley - First Edition - 1810 - from Lyppard Books (SKU: 000686)

The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire.

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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire.

by Britton, John and Brayley, Edward Wedlake

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London: London: Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherburn-Lane, for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe [et al]., 1810. Half leather. Good. First edition thus, octavo; 736, [24]pp. In contemporary half leather over marbled boards (worn, crudely rebacked in old leather with early hand written paper spine label, font hinge broken), occasional spotting and browning, pp375-9 torn with loss of a few words, with extra engraved title page and 27 full page topographical engravings. Good copy of these early well illustrated topographical accounts forming volume 5 of Britton and Brayley's Beauties of England and Wales series.

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Lyppard Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000686
Title
The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire.
Author
Britton, John and Brayley, Edward Wedlake
Format/binding
Half leather
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherburn-Lane, for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe [et al].
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1810
Keywords
durham essex gloucestershire history gloucester topography topographical
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Antiquarian books; Antiquarian History;

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Lyppard Books was established in Worcester, UK, in 2012, adopting the unusual name from Lyppard Grange, once a farm attached to the monastery of Worcester's ancient cathedral. We maintain a small and select stock of English and Continental antiquarian titles from the dawn of western printing to the 19th century, and aim to offer original, early examples of scarce and sought-after texts.

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