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SANGSTER, William.

Umbrellas and Their History.

With Illustrations by Bennett.

London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, [c.1870] Stock Code: 146174
£875.00
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Extra-illustrated

A handsomely bound early extra-illustrated edition of Sangster's Umbrellas and Their History, which was first published in 1855.

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Description

Octavo (190 x 122 mm). Finely bound in later dark green morocco, titles in gilt to spine, decorative gilt ruling to raised bands and boards, turn-ins richly gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and numerous similar line-drawing illustrations to the text, extra-illustrated with 34 engraved and lithographic 18th- and 19th-century plates by various artists, of which 4 in colour (including J. Clayton ("Kyd") Clarke's "Sairey Gamp"), of

Condition

The binding sharp, internally fresh and clean; a fine copy.

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