WOOD, John George. The Principal Rivers of Wales. London: for the author by T. Bensley, 1813. 2 volumes, large 4° (360 x 300mm). 4 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps, 156 tinted lithographic plates only (of 158), including 24 double-page (some, mainly marginal, spotting and soiling, stronger in vol. I, a few leaves becoming detached). Contemporary cloth-backed boards (covers detached). Provenance: H. Gray, Doncaster (bookseller's label). FIRST EDITION.
FARINGTON, Joseph (1747-1821). Views of the Lakes, &c. in Cumberland and Westmorland. London: William Byrne, 1789. Oblong 2° (410 x 530mm). Text in English and French, 20 engraved plates after the author (spotted throughout, some offsetting). 20th-century half morocco (extremities lightly rubbed).
FINDEN, William (1787-1852) & Edward FRANCIS (1791-1857). The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. London: George Virtue, 1842. 2 volumes, 4° (264 x 205mm). Engraved frontispieces, titles and 123 engraved plates after W. H. Bartlett and others by Finden and others (front hinge in vol. I broken and frontispiece almost detached, some spotting and light marginal soiling). Contemporary green morocco gilt (worn), g.e. Cox III, p. 178.
With 5 other topographical works, J. Ewbank & W. H. Lizars' Picturesque Views of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, 1825), Thornton's A Sporting Tour through the Northern Parts of England (London, 1804), T. Crofton Croker's Researches in the South of Ireland (London, 1824), Isaac Weld's Illustrations of the Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country (London, 1807) and Joseph Farington's The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland and Cumberland (London, 1816, lacking rear cover, front cover detached). The lot sold not subject to return. (9)