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OUR OWN COUNTRY Historical & Pictorial (6 Vols) Topography ART NOUVEAU Fine VGC

OUR OWN COUNTRY Historical & Pictorial (6 Vols) Topography ART NOUVEAU Fine VGC

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Our Own Country : Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial

London: Cassell & Company Limited, Undated, circa 1890. Complete in 6 volumes. Special Edition. This edition was specially prepared for subscription only, and was not obtainable through general booksellers (the volumes have a tipped-in note stating this).

Hardback books, bevel-edged boards, green decorative cloth, 4to (27 x 19cm). gilt titles, gilt to all page edges. Profusely illustrated through all six volumes with plates and engravings in text. 320; 320; 320; 320; 320 ; 344pp. 6 vols.

Historical, physical, human geography, architecture and art, of all the remarkable places (towns, cities, rural communities) of Great Britain. An excellent and highly descriptive publication, very well documented and illustrated on the whole of Great Britain (Ireland, Scotland, etc); This set would have been printed at only 1000 copies.

A wonderful complete set. In very good bright condition. All cloth bindings are in very good condition and with no tears or damage. All contents present to all volumes and pages in very good clean condition throughout. A little spotting to the tissue guards that protect the frontispieces to each volume. No writing or names to the books. Overall a fine set. Handsome on the shelf.
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