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Ireland.- [Booth (W.J.)] Sketches at Moneymore and Drapers Town in the County of Londonderry on the Estate of the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Taken during the visit of the deputation in 1827, signed presentation inscription from W.J.Booth to pastedown, vignette title and 8 lithographed plates on india paper by T.M. Baynes after W.J.Booth, light spotting, surface soiling and damp-staining, largely restricted to margins, plate-guards, contemporary cloth, sympathetically rebacked, gilt morocco label to upper cover, rubbed and marked, slip-case, [not in Abbey], folio, C.Hullmandel, [c.1827].

⁂ Rare, we can trace no other copy.

Moneymore and Drapers Town were both invested in and expanded upon by the Worshipful Company of Drapers in 1817. The company sent a number of deputations to the two towns in the following years to check on their progress.

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Ireland.- [Booth (W.J.)] Sketches at Moneymore and

Estimate £300 - £400Mar 22, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature