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Author Name    Bayley, John

Title   The History and Antiquities of the Tower of London, with Memoirs of Royal and Distinguished Persons, Deduced from Records, State-papers, and Manuscripts, and from Other Original and Authentic Sources.

Binding   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Published by T. Cadell 1825

Seller ID   307

In two volumes. xiv, 272, xxxiv pp; [273]-671, [xxxv]-cxxviii pp + index. Full aubergine calf elaborately decorated in gold and blind on the sides; four raised bands, gold decorations, black leather labels lettered in gold on the spines; gilt inside dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Frontispiece and twenty-six inserted plates (some of which are foldout). With the bookplate of Algernon Peckover on the front pastedown endpaper of volume one and a small leaflet with a catalogue of the wild beasts in His Majesty's menagery at the Tower laid in. Wear and fading to spines, chip to the head of the spine of volume one, some fading to the sides (especially to the front panel of volume two). Internally clean with some scattered foxing and offsetting. A good+ set. ; Quarto


Price = 750.00 USD

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