London. E. Moxon, Son and Company. 1872. Illustrated with full page plate engravings after drawings by Birket Foster. Thick 4to. Bound in elaborate pictorial gilt decorated buckram.a.e.g.
A sumptuous gilt decorated High Victorian binding encases as collection of Foster's wonderfully subdued engravings. Nostalgic and beautiful. A prime example of mid 18th century book design.
Some mild darkening to covers, some scattered light foxing, else Very good. A sensational jewel.