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FAULKNER, Thomas (1777--1855)
[History and antiquities of Kensington. Advertisement]
Proposals for publishing by subscription, to be dedicated by permission, to the Right Honourable Lord Holland, History and antiquities of Kensington; interspersed with biographical anecdotes of royal and distinguished persons. Deduced from ancient records, state papers, manuscripts, parochial documents, and other original and authentic sources. By Thomas Faulkner, author of the Historical account of Chelsea and Fulham.
[London, 1820?].
1 leaf ; 27.9 cm. (4º)

Drop-head title. Soane was one of the subscribers to History and antiquities of Kensington and its environs, which was published in 1820 (q.v.). The subscription proposal also solicits additional information and contributions from "Gentlemen wishing to contribute Views of their Seats of Houses, Family Portraits or Monuments," the plates for which would be "returned to their respective owners after being used". The price is given as 1 guinea octavo in boards, 2 guineas large paper.

Copy Notes Folded to fit and pasted down on front free-endpaper of the work in question (q.v.).

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tool borders, gilt-ruled spine, maroon morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 6566


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