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FONTHILL -- John RUTTER. Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey. Shaftesbury and London: the author, Charles Knight & Co. and others, 1823. Large 4° (350 x 292mm). Half-title. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, additional title and one plate, 10 uncoloured engraved plates, folding lithographic map hand-coloured in outline. (Some light spotting.) Original morocco-backed boards (neatly rebacked, with section of original spine laid down, soiled). Provenance: John Addison (signatures, one dated 1856). LARGE-PAPER COPY. Abbey Scenery 418.
FONTHILL -- John RUTTER. Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey. Shaftesbury and London: the author, Charles Knight & Co. and others, 1823. Large 4° (350 x 292mm). Half-title. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, additional title and one plate, 10 uncoloured engraved plates, folding lithographic map hand-coloured in outline. (Some light spotting.) Original morocco-backed boards (neatly rebacked, with section of original spine laid down, soiled). Provenance: John Addison (signatures, one dated 1856). LARGE-PAPER COPY. Abbey Scenery 418.

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FONTHILL -- John RUTTER. Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey. Shaftesbury and London: the author, Charles Knight & Co. and others, 1823. Large 4° (350 x 292mm). Half-title. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, additional title and one plate, 10 uncoloured engraved plates, folding lithographic map hand-coloured in outline. (Some light spotting.) Original morocco-backed boards (neatly rebacked, with section of original spine laid down, soiled). Provenance: John Addison (signatures, one dated 1856). LARGE-PAPER COPY. Abbey Scenery 418.

Mr PHILLIPS (auctioneer). [Sale Catalogue] The Valuable Library of Books in Fonthill Abbey. [London: 1823]. 2 parts in one volume, 8° (230 x 150mm). Engraved frontispiece; priced in manuscript. Modern red half morocco gilt, t.e.g., by Maltby of Oxford. Provenance: Rev. Thomas Cossens (pencilled inscription, noting purchase at Cossens's sale); and two others on Fonthill (James STORER. A Description of Fonthill Abbey. London: 1812. 2°. Contemporary calf. Provenance: Francis Egerton, Earl of Bridgewater; John BRITTON. Graphical and Literary Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey. London: 1823. 2°. Original boards (rebacked). Large-paper copy). (4)
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