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UPCOTT, William (1779--1845)
A bibliographical account of the principal works relating to English topography: by William Upcott, ... In three volumes. Vol. I. (II., III.)
London: printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor, 1818.
3 vols ; 21.5 cm. (8º)
I: [6], vii, [4], x--lxii, [2], 406, 407*--408*, 407--580, 581*--596*, 596**--599**, 597*--642* p., engr. frontis.
II: [4], 581--1068 p., engr. frontis.
III: [4], 1069--1576 p.

According to the preface, two hundred and fifty copies were printed, of which fifty on large paper. A proposed similar work on the topography of Wales, Scotland and Ireland was never published. Half-titles read 'English Topography.' The frontispiece plates signed 'Wm.Brooks Architect' depict the interior and exterior of the London Institution.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-titles. Bought from J. Britton for £3 13s. 6d. (discounted from 4 gns) on 11 August 1818. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.3.8).

Binding C19th half calf, gilt-ruled spines, marbled-paper boards, maroon morocco spine-labels. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 6s., 5 September 1829. (Archive 7/10/19).

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