CROSTON, James. Sir Francis Chantrey, R.A.

CHANTREY'S PEAK SCENERY or, Views in Derbyshire.Engraved by W.B.and George Cooke after drawings by Sir Francis Chantrey, R.A.With historical & topographicsl descriptions.

Published: DERBY Frank Murray and Hamilton Adams & Co. [1886]

Date: 1886

A very good clean sound copy of the First Edition in original blue bevel edged publishers cloth all edges gilt. blocked to the front board with Eyam Cross. Large Quarto [12¾x10½ inches] 15 page introduction by Croston followed by 29 guarded steel engraved plates. Loosely inserted holograph letter dated 22nd October 1841 from John Fowler of 8 Bouverie Street, Fleet Street to Joe Rodgers of 21 Howard Street. Sheffield, regarding him one day occupying the Mansion House London as its Lord Mayor.[ On engraved Mansion House notepaper] franked but with stamp removed.

Condition
Good

Binding
Original publishers cloth

£175

Offered by John Capes