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Book Description

First edition, 8vo (215 x 135 mm), xiii, [1], 331, [1]pp., large hand-coloured folding map of the parish of Edmonton showing the Allotments in the Common Fields and Common Marshes as divided by Act of Parliament in the Years 1801 & 1802, 12 engraved plates, some light spotting, cont. calf, spine with five raised bands, fine compact gilt tooling to compartments, morocco label lettered in gilt, a nice copy.
Dealer Notes
Provenance: The upper board with MSlabel: “Keep in the Family”, repeated to top margin of recto endpaper, inscribed in pencil Baron Platt with additional tipped-in ink MS letter from Newnham Lodge, Hook, Hants, indistinctly signed and dated 1942, citing the book was his grandfather’s Sir Thomas Joshua Platt [KC], “most commonly known as Baron Platt”, [1788/90 - 1862, British judge who served as Baron of the Exchequer].
Author ROBINSON (William)
Date 1819
Publisher London: Privately Printed for the Author,

Price: £195.00

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