Book Description

WALKER George - The Costume of Yorkshire, illustrated by a series of forty engravings, being fac-similes of original drawings, with descriptions in English and French. Printed by T. Bentley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row; Ackermann, Strand; and Robinson, Son and Holdsworth, Leeds. (1814) Coloured frontispiece, [4] + 96pp + 40 plates. Small folio, (10.5 x 14"). Title, table of contents and text in English and French. Contains 41 hand coloured aquatint plates. by R. & D. Havell after George Walker. Contemporary half calf and with original worn marbled boards and end papers. Overall a fine clean copy.Very fine plates showing ordinary working people. The plate of the Collier is important as in the background it depicts the first printed representation of a steam engine locomotive.
Author WALKER George

Price: £2000.00

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