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LEWIS, Samuel (d. 1865)
A topographical dictionary of England, comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, chapelries, and townships, and the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with historical and statistical descriptions; illustrated by maps of the different counties and islands; a map of England, shewing the principal towns, roads, railways, navigable rivers, and canals; and a plan of London and its environs; and embellished with engravings of the arms ... By Samuel Lewis. In four volumes. Vol. I. (-IV.)
London: published by S. Lewis and Co., 1831.
5 vols ; 31.5 cm. (4º)
I: [4], ix--lxviii, 538 p. : wd-engr. illus.
II: [4], 538 p. : wd-engr. illus.
III: [4], 652 p. : wd-engr. illus.
IV: [4], 634 p. : wd-engr. illus.
Atlas: 45 steel-engr. pl. (15 fold)

Large paper copy, with a list of subscribers (pp. [xvii]--lxviii) including Soane. The atlas titled as above until '... By Samuel Lewis. The atlas.'. A topographical dictionary of Wales was published in 1833 (q.v.); proposals for its publication dated 'May 9, 1831' (q.v.) are loosely inserted in the atlas.

Copy Notes Bought from the author for £8 on 21 June 1831. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.7.14).

Binding C19th maroon publisher's cloth, black spine-labels.

Reference Number 2651


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