Cathedrals, Abbeys, Castles [3 vols]


Published by The Great Western Railway, London
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Title: Cathedrals, Abbeys, Castles [3 vols]

Publisher: The Great Western Railway, London

Binding: Decorated Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

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This is a three volume set consisting of the following. 1) CATHEDRALS [2nd edition, 2nd impression 1926]. With seventy-four illustrations by photographic reproduction and seventy-four drawings. Bound in black cloth with blue paper to boards; gilt to front board & spine. Blue topstain. Includes large folding map in packet to rear pastedown. Showing light wear to head & heel of spine, some scuffing to upper edge of front board; light dust soil to boards. Pages show age darkening with some light foxing to endpages. 2) ABBEYS by M.R. James, with an additional chapter by A. Hamilton Thompson [1st edition, 1925]. With one hundred illustrations by photographic reproduction, fifty-six drawings, thirteen plans [some folding], seven colour plates & a map in pocket to rear pastedown. Bound in black cloth with red paper to boards; gilt to front board & to spine; red topstain. Shows wear to outer extremities, mostly to upper & lower edges, some usual scuffing to boards, light dust soil. Rear board show faded vertical bands. Pages show age darkening, light foxing to endpages, signatures have started, however, binding is still tight. 3) CASTLES by Charles Oman [1st edition, 1926]. With 105 illustrations, 67 drawings, 5 plans, 2 coloured plates, and 2 maps in pocket to rear pastedown. Bound in black cloth with deep red paper to boards; gilt to front board & to spine; red topstain; decorated endpages. Showing some light wear to head & heel of spine, scuffing to outer edges & boards. Pages show some age darkening; signatures starting but binding is still tight. There is an ownership inscription & stamp to the half-title page. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 4541

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