(Aristocracy : Residences) 3 Vols. Pyne, William Henry. The History of the Royal Residences. London: A. Dry, 1819. 4to, modern buckram, top edge gilt. With 100 hand-colored plates, tissue guards. Scattered light to moderate foxing to text, light foxing and generally light dust smudging to plate margins, occasionally to versos of plates - images generally clean and bright, light offsetting on title pages. Ex-library: perforated stamps on title pages, and on a text leaf at back in each volume, ink stamps on dedication leaves, label on pastedowns, other markings on end papers.
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