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HASSELL, J. Picturesque Rides and Walks, with Excursions by Water, thirty miles round the British Metropolis London: J. Hassell, 1817-18. 2 volumes, 8° (210 x 125mm). 2 hand-coloured aquatint frontispieces and 118 plates, maroon crushed morocco gilt by Roger de Coverly & Sons, covers with triple gilt fillet borders, spines gilt in compartments, gilt edges. Abbey Scenery 218.
J. HASSELL. Tour of the Grand Junction, Illustrated in a Series of Engravings; with an Historical and Topographical Description of those parts of the counties of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Northamptonshire, through which the Canal passes, London: J. Hassell, 1819. 8° (220 x 135mm). Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 23 plates. Olive crushed morocco gilt by Bayntun (Riviere , spine gilt in compartments, top edge gilt. Abbey Scenery 30; Tooley p.212. (3)
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