Hardcover in black ribbed cloth with blindstamped and gilt decoration on front and rear board and gilt spine lettering. 10x7. untrimmed edges. 356 pages. "With upwards of three hundred and fifty engravings on wood and twenty-eight on steel, illustrative of the scenery, architecture and costume of that country by Copley Fielding, F. Crewwick, D. Cox, Jun., Harvey, Paul Huet, Meissonier, Sargent, Daubigney, Jaques, and other artists." Bookplate on front endpaper. Hinges broken. Prelims and plates are foxed, although otherwise the pages are not. Covers show general light scuffing, corners bent. While the hinges are broken, the pages are tightly bound. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: GREECE: PICTORIAL, DESCRIPTIVE, AND ...
Verlag: William S. Orr and Co.
Buchbeschreibung 2018. Softcover. Zustand: New. This is a reprint of the original work published in 1839. We are professionally publishing these works using the classic text and artwork. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. The book is printed in black and white. Illustrations if any are also in black and white. Re-sized. Sewn perfect bound for longer life. Fold-outs if any not included. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages poor images or missing pages which we were not able to remove. If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume. We are proud to offer numerous titles all at incredible prices with worldwide delivery to over 100 countries. Printed on acid free paper. The image if shown any is for reference only so that you can be sure of the book title before buying. Original Publisher: London : William S. Orr and Co. Language: eng Pages: 510. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers S990001725353
Buchbeschreibung William S. Orr and Co., London, 1840. Hardcover. Zustand: Good. No Jacket. Black boards with gold gilt trim are moderately rubbed and chipped. Spine is in gold gilt with 6 compartments and 5 bands. Page edges are gold gilt, and interior boards and free end pages are marbled. Previous owner's bookplate is on the interior front board, and name is written on first blank page. Interior has very minor foxing, but is otherwise clean and tight. Contains 28 steel engravings, fully collated. Bound by E. Riley. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 0017601
Buchbeschreibung Wm. S. Orr & Co, London, 1844. Hardcover. Zustand: Very Good. No Jacket. Copley Fielding, F. Cheswick, D. Cox and others (illustrator). 2nd Edition. Second edition, "A New Edition". In dark blue leather boards, with raised gilt cross across front cover and gilt ruled lines and edges, very good, clean, tight boards, but slightly edge-worn. Spine tight, gilt titles, five raised horizontal bands decorated with gilt. Endpapers in attracitve blue marble pattern, with decorative, gilt edges, clean. Cut edges gilt, clean. Text block slightly tanned, mostly around the edges, some foxing, dedication in ink on prelims. With 'upwards of 350 engravings on wood and 28 on steel', by Copley Fielding, F. Cheswick, D. Cox and others. These beautiful engravings appear on every page. The plates have tissue-guard and letterpress captions. Includes some maps. Only a few of the engravings have been affected by foxing. Rare. Heavy. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 34749
Buchbeschreibung John Murray, London, 1882. New edition revised, with notices of recent discoveries by H. F. Tozer. 20 full page steel engravings including 5 full page maps, and over many engravings on wood throughout the text by various artists. xxviii, 460, 32 ads pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Green publisher's cloth. Spine toned, front inner hinge just starting. VG 20 full page steel engravings including 5 full page maps, and over many engravings on wood throughout the text by various artists. xxviii, 460, 32 ads pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo New edition revised, with notices of recent discoveries by H. F. Tozer. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 264347
Buchbeschreibung published by Wiliam S. Orr And Co. , London, 1939. , xxvii, 356 pages, with upwards of 350 engravings on wood and 28 steel engraved plates including frontispiece, vignette title page, and 2 maps, tissue-guarded First Edition , rubbed at edges of spine and at corners, leather darkened at very edges, boards lightly rubbed, firmly bound, water stains to prelims and edges of some plates, text clean, in good+ condition , half dark green roan leather with marbled paper to boards, gilt titles to spine, 5 raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers small quarto, 25 x 18 cm Hardback. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 44751
Buchbeschreibung William S. Orr and Co., London, 1844. Leather and Boards. Zustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: None. 2 Maps, 28 Engraved Plates (illustrator). Second Edition. The second edition, published by William S. Orr and Co. in 1844. Illustrated with 28 engraved plates and two maps. Bound in tan leather and marbled boards. Page edges marbled as well. Some foxing to prelims and light foxing elsewhere. Gift inscription to John Gilbert Talbot dated 1850, and prior owner's stamp. Spine professionally rebacked utilizing original leather. A bit of rubbing to the edges of the marbled boards. Overall, a very good copy. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 004429
Buchbeschreibung William S. Orr & Co., London, 1839. Hardcover. Zustand: Very Good +. Over 350 Wood Engravings, 28 Steel Engravings, By Copley Fielding, F. Creswick, D. Cox, Paul Huet, Meissonier, Sargent, Daubigny, Jaques And Other Artists (illustrator). 1st Edition. Xxiii, 356 Pp. First Printing, 1839. Quarter Calf, Calf Tips, Over Marbled Boards, Marbled Endpapers, And With Matching Marbling To Edges Of Page Block. Binding Is Early Or Original, Wear But Nicely Refurbished, New Morocco Spine Label, Hinges Intact And Solid. Contents Very Clean, Light Foxing To A Few Plates But Almost All Are Entirely Clena And With Clean, Intact Tissue Guards. Wordsworth Was The Youngest Son Of The Rev. Dr. Christopher Wordsworth, Master Of Trinity And A Nephew Of The Poet William Wordsworth. He Was The Younger Brother Of The Classical Scholar John Wordsworth And Charles Wordsworth, Bishop Of Saint Andrews, Dunkeld And Dunblane. He Was Educated At Winchester And Trinity, Cambridge. Like His Brother Charles, He Was Distinguished As An Athlete As Well As For Scholarship. He Won The Chancellor's Gold Medal For Poetry In 1827 And 1828. He Became Senior Classic, And Was Elected A Fellow And Tutor Of Trinity In 1830; Shortly Afterwards He Took Holy Orders. He Went For A Tour In Greece In 1832-1833, And Published Various Works On Its Topography And Archaeology, The Most Famous Of Which Is "Wordsworth's" Greece (1839). In 1836 He Became Public Orator At Cambridge, And In The Same Year Was Appointed Headmaster Of Harrow, A Post He Resigned In 1844. In 1844 Sir Robert Peel Appointed Him As A Canon Of Westminster (1844?1869). He Was Vicar Of Stanford In The Vale, Berkshire (1850?1869) And Archdeacon Of Westminster (1864?1869). In 1869 Benjamin Disraeli Appointed Him Bishop Of Lincoln Which He Retained Until His Death In 1885. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 030612