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SIMPSON, Francis (1796--1865)
A series of ancient baptismal fonts, chronologically arranged. Drawn by F. Simpson, jun. Engraved by R. Roberts.
London: Septimus Prowett, 1828.
[4], xxvi, 66, [18] p., [40] pl. : [3] wd-engr. illus. ; 28.3 cm. (4º)

With a colophon of the printer, Thomas White, on versos of title-page and last page (the latter with device). Pages spasmodically numbered and of varying sizes; plates numbered in directions to binder, with pl. 1 bound as frontispiece. Haydor misspelt as 'Haydon' and Herne as 'Kerne' on pl. 29 & 33. Pages 22 & 36 misnumbered 21 & 6. BAL, Early printed books, no. 3043.

Copy Notes Bought from J. Williams for £1 in April 1831. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.7.17).

Binding C19th quarter maroon binder's cloth, grey paper boards, tan morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3300


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