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The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments

by Ackermann, Rudolph

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


London: R. Ackermann, 1812. First Edition . Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Two volumes, red morocco spine and corners, top edges gilt, joints rubbed, some corners have surface leather peeling, light foxing throughout, first few pages of Volume I and first 30 pages of Volume 2 have old water stains (faint for the most part) affecting lower left corner of frontispieces and a few plates, Contains 81 attractive handcolored plates. Bookplates of Francis Gray Smart on front pastedowns.


Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000942
  • Title: The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments
  • Author: Ackermann, Rudolph
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R. Ackermann
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1812
  • Keywords: Westminster Abbey, Rudolph, Ackermann
  • Bookseller catalogs: Architecture;
  • Subjects: ARCHITECTURE / General;
  • Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall


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