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Original Blind Blocked Boards with gilt title to front panel. Recent replacement spine with gilt title.195 x 130 mm approx. viii + 68pp + 10pp of trade adverts.Frontis steel engraving with tissue guard + 2 others, 2 floor plans and other engravings and embellishments to some chapter heads and endspieces. Published by an enterprising local bookseller and printer T.A Hills of Minster Place Ely for the use of visitors and tourists to the Cathedral, a feature of the item offered by us are the contemporary adverts to the rear of trades and establishments in the town, not least that of Hills wherein he displays the various "types" available to customers of his printing office. Contains chapters on the Conventual Buildings, Bishop's Palace and St Mary's Church. The book was revised enlarged and reprinted many times and ran to many editions but copies of the first edition are now quite scarce. VG (Book- recent cleaning and re sizing of engraved plates, new tissue guards and end papers and re sewn on two tapes, re backed with new cloth - original lost, restoration to one corner of boards and repaired marginal tear to one leaf of text. All to ensure that the book continues to provide an interest and be of service for many more years to come). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.
Title: HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: ELY, T.A.HILLS: 1852
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 121182