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North Wales, Including its Scenery, Antiquities...

North Wales, Including its Scenery, Antiquities... by BINGLEY, The Reverend W (1804)

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Author: BINGLEY, The Reverend W
Title: North Wales Including its Scenery, Antiquities, Customs and some sketches of its Natural History delineated from two excursions through all the interesting parts of that country, during the summers of 1798 and 1801. In Two volumes
Year: 1804
Publisher: T N Longman and O Rees
Place: London
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: No
Price: £115
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Geologist and antiquarian Samuel Hibbert Ware's copies, later owned by bibliophile Peter Bicknell.

Two volumes bound in polished calf, complete with frontispieces, map and music as called for. The books have been professionally rebacked with smart leather spines with gilt titles. The bindings are tight, the text is clean, the brightly coloured map is torn along some folds but without loss, the pages of music mounted on stubs. Overall near fine, collates pp 464 and 450.

Armorial bookplate of English geologist and antiquarian Samuel Hibbert Ware, and a modern bookplate belonging to British bibliophile Peter Bicknell to front pastedowns of both volumes. A handsome set with excellent associations.
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