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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V72177

Author Grose,Francis (1731?-1791)
Title MILITARY ANTIQUITIES respecting A History of the English Army, from the Conquest to the Presnt Time .. A new Edition with material additions & improvements. [With] A TREATISE ON ANCIENT ARMOUR AND WEAPONS, Illustrated by Plates taken from the Original Armour ijn the Tower of London ..
PlacePub London
Publisher T. Egerton & G. Kearsley 2nd edition with many more plates than the first + additional SUPPLEMENT bound in
Date 1801
Illustrations Frontispieces (3) + 3 Pictorial Titlepages + 138 plates this includes 61 extra plates to the Supplement by N.C. Goodnight, J. Newton, and others.
Description Two Volumes Quarto wide gilt marbled roan (original early 19th century leather binding partly restored after c.1870 clumsy repair, covers re-hinged but corners very worn and leather damaged) newer marbled end-papers to match originals, small labels to each volume of H.M. Gilbert Southampton bookseller, Above Bar St. (from 1875) and armorial bookplates of L.P. Shawe-Storey (d. 1905, of Bursledon Lodge - now Greyladyes Estate) vi +[ii] contents & list of cuts +412pp +232pp +[*229-*234] +233-372pp +61 plates +[17]pp index, all collated complete. First 2 leaves of each volume repaired and re-hinged, text and illustrations otherwise clean and crisp throughout. *The TREATISE ON ANCIENT ARMOUR in Vol. II pp.241-367 has separate title page but continuous pagination. Many fine engraved plates of military scenes, uniforms and weaponry.
Booknumber V72177
Price Price: GBP 300.00 or USD 387.00
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