London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
DART, John. Westmonasterium. Or the History and Antiquities of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, London: James Cole (and others), [ca. 1723]. 2 volumes in one, 2° (390 x 240mm.), engraved frontispiece, double-page engraved plan and 127 plates by J. Cole, a few double-page, 7 plates of Subscriber's arms (without the text, frontispiece trimmed close to engraved frame, mainly marginal spotting and browning), finely-bound in contemporary straight-grained crimson morocco gilt, the covers with wide elaborate gilt border, spine gilt in compartments (extremities rubbed, some scuffing mainly to lower cover, light staining), g.e., early signature of Bryan Cooke on title. Brunet II, 524; Upcott II, 851.
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