Cooke, W.B.

Views on the Thames engraved by W.B Cooke & George Cooke

Published: Cooke, W.B.

Date: 1822

Published by W.B. Cooke, London, 1822, 1st edition. Issued as 2 volumes (plates and text) this is the plate volume. Half leather binding with pebbled cloth boards. Five raised bands to spine. Title gilt to second compartment. ( Cooke's Thames Scenery). Gilt decoration to other compartments. Aeg. 14.25ins x 10.75ins, marbled endpapers, 75pp plates each seperated by a blank page (nb thicker than normal tissue guards). The plates were engraved between 1814 and 1822. Most by W.B. Cooke, but 8 by George Cooke and 5 by J.C. Allen. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing, but mostly to the margins. Corners rubbed and worn. Overall, a VG copy of a scarce title.



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