9 June 2004
NEALE, John Preston (1780-1847). Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen. In England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. -- Second series. London: W. H. Reid, 1818-29. Together 11 volumes, 8o. 11 additional engraved titles and 722 engraved plates. Contemporary straight-grain calf (spines worn). FIRST EDITION. The plates are accurate views of castles, stately homes, mansions, manors, halls etc.
MORRIS, Francis Orpen (1810-1893). A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. London: William Mackenzie, [1866-80]. 4 volumes (of 6 only), 8o (275 x 213 mm). 4 chromolithographic title-pages and 156 chromolithographic plates. Contemporary red morocco elaborately gilt (minor rubbing to spine ends). FIRST EDITION in book form, first issued in parts between 1866 and 1880.
[With]: LEES-MILNE, James. Earls of Creation. London, 1962. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. (16)
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