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Book Description

First edition, 4to (208 x 160 mm), [12], 52pp., with 16 mounted albumen prints by the Sheffield photographer Theophilus Smith and text by John Holland, including a frontispiece and a circular photograph on the half-title that is possibly photolithographic, all with original guards scattered foxing as usual, the deluxe edition (probably issued for civic presentation) in full brown/red morocco, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, with elaborate blind stamped and gilt blocking, a very nice copy.
Dealer Notes
The first of Theophilus Smith's photographically illustrated Sheffield books issued in the year of the flood in 1864.
Gernsheim, 233; Goldschmidt & Naef, The Truthful Lens, 151.
Author [HOLLAND (John)]
Date 1864
Publisher London: A. W. Bennett, [printed by Robert White, Worksop],

Price: £695.00

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