Coaching Days and Coaching Ways.
With 214 illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton.Macmillan and Co., London , 1893 Stock Code: 124894
NotesSecond edition of this popular book on the major coaching roads of England, originally published in 1888. "The illustrations were so popular that a series of Staffordshire pottery, 'Coaching Days Ware', was produced with Thomson scenes" (ODNB).
Octavo (186 x 127 mm). Later green calf by Henry Sotheran, raised bands to spine, red morocco labels, compartments richly tooled in gilt with equestrian motifs, double gilt rule border to covers, turn-ins tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt.
Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and illustration in the text.
Original cloth binding tipped onto endpapers. Boards a little bowed. A very good copy indeed, handsomely bound.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220