• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    ANGUS, William, engraver (1752-1821). The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in Great Britain and Wales in a Collection of Select Views. [London:] W. Angus, 1787 [but 1815].

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    ANGUS, William, engraver (1752-1821). The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in Great Britain and Wales in a Collection of Select Views. [London:] W. Angus, 1787 [but 1815].

    Oblong 4o (205 x 279 mm). Engraved title and 63 plates after Sandby, Dayes, Repton, Nattes and others (some occasional minor spotting and dampstaining). (Occasional light offsetting of plates onto text.) Contemporary green half roan, decorated paper boards, spine gilt, edges gilt (some light wear along edges).

    A fine guide book to British country homes and manors. Angus includes charming views of Basildon House in Berkshire, Grove House in Middlesex, Lumley House in Durham, and Merton-Place in Surrey. Brunet I, 296; Lowndes I, 47.


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