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131: Lysons' Environs of London

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Description

Title: The Environs of London: Being an Historical Account of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, Within Twelve Miles of that Capitol
Author: Lysons, Daniel
Description: 5 volumes. 3 maps; 5 engraved vignette title pages; engraved dedication leaf; 77 engraved plates (6 folding; 3 with coloring) including an exterior view of Putney Church not called for plate list; folding pedigree table. (4to) 28x22 cm. (11x8¾") 19th century full calf, decorative gilt borders, rebacked with original gilt spine leathers laid down, all edges gilt.The often included supplementary volume with an additional 9 plates not present here. Principal work of topographer Daniel Lysons, produced with the support of Horace Walpole, to whom the work is dedicated. Walpole's Strawberry Hill is depicted in one of the title page vignettes.
Heading: Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell
Date Published: 1792-1800

Condition

Spines worn, some extremity wear; light foxing and offsetting; very good.

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