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  • Guide to Fountains Abbey by OXFORD, A. W., Rev.
    OXFORD, A. W., Rev.
    Guide to Fountains Abbey Plans and Illustrations from photographs by W. Wainwright.

    Edition: Reprint

    Ripon: W. Harrison & Son (C. Harker), 1922. Pale green paper covers with black titles. Advert for a similar book to the rear panel. This is the Third Edition, with the price One Shilling boldly printed to the front panel. Adverts to the inside covers. Stapled. A nice clean copy. Small stamp with "west lodge, Fountains Abbey" to the front cover - perhaps the then bookshop for the Abbey? Light rusting to the staples, otherwise clean and tidy inside and out. Not a first, but a very early edition of this guide to the Cistercian ruins. Black and white photographs throughout. [x], 48, [x], pp.

    Book ID: 1252
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  • The Antiquities of Furness; by [WEST, Thomas]
    [WEST, Thomas]
    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 (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. 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…

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    London: The Author by T. Spilsbury, 1794. A decent copy of this First edition. Old (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. 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. Two folding plates and a folding map. ESTC: T144672. [20],lvi,[2],288,[136] pp.

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    Book ID: 1121
    View basket More details Price: £125.00