Welsh Topography ([ 1909 - 1930 ])

Jones, Theophilus (enlarged by Sir Joseph Russell Bailey, Bart, First Baron Glanusk)

A History of the County of Brecknock (4 volume Glanusk edition)

Published: Blisset, Davies & Co +Brecknock society

Date: [ 1909 - 1930 ]

Volumes 1, 2 & 3 published by Blissett, Davies & Co, Brecknock. Volume 4 published by the Brecknock Society. 1909, 1909, 1921, 1930. Four volumes in matching binding of half red leather with marbled boards. Five raised bands to spines. Gilt lettering to spine. Each 12.5ins x 10.25ins. Volume one: xiv, 200pp, vii (index), list of plates plus folding map, ichnography of the town, portrait and 15pp plates (as listed). Volume two: [iv], 257pp, ix (index) plus 13pp plates. Volume three: [iv], 222pp, xiii, (index & appendix) plus 15pp plates. Volume four: xii, 317pp, 3pp subscriber list, 32pp index, 8pp typewritten explanation of plates plus 19pp plates (3 in colour with tissue guards). Also 5 illustrations within the text. Please note that the list of plates in volumes two and three list 1 and 6 plates respectively that are not present. The introduction to volume four explains that the plate list was taken from the first edition but these plates were never included in this edition. Half title of volume one creased. Marbled boards on each volume rubbed - especially to edges, with volume one being worst affected. Overall a VG set of a scarce work. NB heavy set (6.8kgs pre-packing), overseas buyers should request postage quote.

Condition
VG

Binding
half leather with marbled boards

£300

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