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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 59

    ATTREE, H.R. Topography of Brighton: and, Picture of the Roads from thence to the Metropolis. Brighton: for H.R. Attree, published by Longman, Hurst, and Co., 1809. 12° (174 x 102mm). Folding engraved frontispiece plan, 2 plates and one hand-coloured map (lacking half title, plan with clean tear, outer margin of one plate cropped, lightly browned throughout, some spotting). Contemporary boards with vellum tips (rebacked, new endpapers, sides quite rubbed). Provenance: W.H. Willis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION.

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    ATTREE, H.R. Topography of Brighton: and, Picture of the Roads from thence to the Metropolis. Brighton: for H.R. Attree, published by Longman, Hurst, and Co., 1809. 12° (174 x 102mm). Folding engraved frontispiece plan, 2 plates and one hand-coloured map (lacking half title, plan with clean tear, outer margin of one plate cropped, lightly browned throughout, some spotting). Contemporary boards with vellum tips (rebacked, new endpapers, sides quite rubbed). Provenance: W.H. Willis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION.

    [PASQUIN, Anthony (1761-1818, pseudonym, i.e. John WILLIAMS]. The New Brighton Guide; or, Companion for Young Ladies and Gentlemen to all the Watering-Places in Great Britain with notes, historical, moral, and personal. London: for H.D. Symonds and T. Bellamy, 1796. 8° (205 x 129mm.) Half title, vignette on title (half title with stain in upper margin, first and last few leaves a little soiled, a few stains towards the end). Early 20th-century wrappers. Several editions of this work were published in the same year.

    With 3 other works on Brighton, including The Stranger's Guide in Brighton: being a complete companion to that fashionable watering place (Brighton, c. 1844) and Leppard and Co's Brighton and Hove Directory. 1843 (Brighton, 1844, revised edition). (5)


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