Collections illustrative of the Geology, History, Antiquities and Associations of Camberwell, and the neighbourhood
Collections illustrative of the Geology, History, Antiquities and Associations of Camberwell, and the neighbourhood, by Douglas Allport, 1841, printed for the author at Camberwell. Large paper copy, ex library in a solid, utilitarian library binding of blue cloth. 255 pages, Directions for placing plates [15 plates, some hand coloured, all present. Occasional slight offsetting]. 4 page list of subscribers at the rear. One or two plates with horizontal waterstain at extreme top edge, library stamps of Lewisham Public Libraries throughout, mainly marginal, but really, a very good copy of the large paper issue [book measures 10 1/2 inches by 7 inches], large octavo. Despite its library provenance, this is an exceptionally rare work published in an edition of only some 150 or so copies judging by the subscribers' list in Large or Small format. This being the large paper edition.
Author Douglas Allport
Binding hard binding
Publisher Printed for the author