11 - 13 July 2000
LONDON - BRAYLEY, Edward Wedlake (1773-1854) and Daniel HAVELL. Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Theatres of London. London: J. Moyes for J. Taylor, 1826.
4° (293 x 242mm). Half-title. 14 hand-coloured aquatint plates of London theatres by Havell, 2 uncoloured engraved plans. (Some light spotting to margins.) 20th-century red half morocco, spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, top edge gilt, by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath.
RARE AT AUCTION, with plates and descriptive, anecdotal and historical text on all of the most famous London theatres of the day. Abbey Scenery 227.
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