The Antiquities of Furness; Or, an Account of the Royal Abbey of St. Mary, in the Vale of Nightshade, Near Dalton in Furness, Belonging to the Right Honorable Lord George Cavendish
Edition: First Edition
London: The Author by T. Spilsbury: 1794. A decent copy of this first edition. Old (but probably not contemporary) full leather boards, with gilt titles. This copy contains a folding plan of the Abbey, and a folding view of the East Prospect of the Abbey (both clean and tidy) There is also a folding map of the Liberty of Furness. This is somewhat creased and has a few small closed tears to it, and a couple of foxing spots. No loss though. Although anonymous, the dedication is signed Thomas West. Two folding plates and a folding map. ESTC: T144672. Pp. ,lvi,,288,.
Condition: The leather is somewhat rubbed, with a little loss to the head and tail of the spine - not much though. Internally mainly clean and tidy, with a touch of foxing and a few spots only. Owner's bookplate for John Abraham of of Liverpool.