London, South Kensington
11 May 2001
HENRY JAMES [AUTHOR]
Plans and Photographs of Stonehenge, and of the Turusachan in the Island of Lewis; with notes relating to the Druids and Sketches of the Crumlechs in Ireland, [London]: Ordnance Survey, 1867
With 17 plates, of which 8 are albumen prints. Each approximately 9¼ x 7½ in. (23.5 x 19 cm.) or the reverse. Arched tops. List of books published by the Ordnance Survey bound-in before back free end, ex-libris bookplate inside front cover, cloth, titled and dated in gilt on front cover, folio.
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See: Gernsheim, Incunabula, no. 359 and front cover.
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