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Woosnam's Guide to Southend and the Neighbouring Towns

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Four books bound together in their original binding (maybe a private collector's), each a guide to a place in England, and all printed 1850-1867. 1) Woosnam's Guide to Southend and the Neighbouring Towns, comprehending A General Sketch of the History and objects most worthy of remark, in that part of Essex, with Map and steel plate engraving. 3rd edition, Published at Woosnam's Royal Library, no date, xiii + 59 pages, one foldout map, and a beautiful engraving facing the frontispiece "Southend Pier". 2) Batcheller's Descriptive Picture of Dover: or the Visitor's New Guide; being a concise outline of the Hisotry, Antiquities, and present state of the Town and Castle. Embellished with twenty-six illustrations, and seven Plans of the Casle, etc. 10th edition. Dover, Batcheller's 1867 (see p. 9). viii + 122 pages. Index pp. iii-viii. 3) Views of Dover. 16 pages, maybe part of the previous work. 4) Historical Description of Westminster Abbey; its Monuments and Curiosities. Printed for the Vergers in the Abbey by Truscott, no date, but later than 1865. 128 pages. Index pp. 125-128. With b/w maps, and 4 illustrations: one facing the frontispiece, and three facing pp. 11, 24, 86. Bound in half leather. The spine is parlty detached along one side, and on the upper part a bit measuring about 1" x 0.1/4" is missing. Rubbed and worn on both covers and especially at the edges. The front hinges are cracked. inscriptions in pencil illustrating the contents on the initial endpapers. The books are neat and clean, in good condition.

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Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4" x 6 1/4"
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Batcheller's; Truscott
Title:
Woosnam's Guide to Southend and the Neighbouring Towns

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Four books bound together in their original binding (maybe a private collector's), each a guide to a place in England, and all printed 1850-1867. 1) Woosnam's Guide to Southend and the Neighbouring Towns, comprehending A General Sketch of the History and objects most worthy of remark, in that part of Essex, with Map and steel plate engraving. 3rd edition, Published at Woosnam's Royal Library, no date, xiii + 59 pages, one foldout map, and a beautiful engraving facing the frontispiece "Southend Pier". 2) Batcheller's Descriptive Picture of Dover: or the Visitor's New Guide; being a concise outline of the Hisotry, Antiquities, and present state of the Town and Castle. Embellished with twenty-six illustrations, and seven Plans of the Casle, etc. 10th edition. Dover, Batcheller's 1867 (see p. 9). viii + 122 pages. Index pp. iii-viii. 3) Views of Dover. 16 pages, maybe part of the previous work. 4) Historical Description of Westminster Abbey; its Monuments and Curiosities. Printed for the Vergers in the Abbey by Truscott, no date, but later than 1865. 128 pages. Index pp. 125-128. With b/w maps, and 4 illustrations: one facing the frontispiece, and three facing pp. 11, 24, 86. Bound in half leather. The spine is parlty detached along one side, and on the upper part a bit measuring about 1" x 0.1/4" is missing. Rubbed and worn on both covers and especially at the edges. The front hinges are cracked. inscriptions in pencil illustrating the contents on the initial endpapers. The books are neat and clean, in good condition.

Author(s):
N/A
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4" x 6 1/4"
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Batcheller's; Truscott
Title:
Woosnam's Guide to Southend and the Neighbouring Towns

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