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LOT 3040
LOT 3040
HORSFIELD, Thomas Walker (1792-1837). The History, Antiquities, and Topography of the County of Sussex. Lewes: Sussex Press, Baxter 1835. 2 vols. extended to seven, large 4to (320 x 255mm). 2 copper-engraved frontispieces, 2 large folding county maps, 54 copper-engraved plates, 80 woodcut illustrations, extra illustrated in 1892 with about 1500 additional illustrations (including over 200 portraits, over 900 views, about 20 original autograph items and circa 200 more miscellaneous plates.) The printed illustrations (a number of which are folded) include copper-engravings, steel-engravings, lithographs and woodcuts, with a significant number being hand-coloured. Late 19th Century deep purple morocco by Zaehnsdorf, covers ruled in gilt, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, third and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Provenance: Myers & Co (book sellers); The Library Collection of the Late W. Leslie Weller MBE, DL, FSA.
Hammer price: £7,500
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LOT 3042
LOT 3042
DALLAWAY, James, and Edmund CARTWRIGHT. A History of the Western Division of the County of Sussex. London: 1815-1830-1832. 2 vols. in four parts bound in three vols., folio (vol. I, parts 1 and 2: 342 x 262mm; vol. II, parts 1 and 2: 380 x 270mm). Vol. I (bound in 1 vol.): general title and dedication printed in red and black, 3 folding letterpress genealogical tables, 27 plates, plans and maps (comprising: 1 double-page hand-coloured map, 2 hand-coloured plans [1 double-page], 24 uncoloured plates and plans [1 double-page]). (Some light spotting, heavier to a few plates.); Vol. II (bound in 2 vols.): uncut, titles in red and black, 2pp. list of subscribers, 2 letterpress genealogical tables, 51 only (of 54) plates, plans and maps (including 1 double-page map, 2 folding hand-coloured map, 1 single-page hand-coloured map, 2 double-page uncoloured plans, 1 double-page hand-coloured plate, 1 single-page hand-coloured plate), numerous illustrations, many hand-coloured, extra-illustrated with a duplicate of the plate bound between pp.360 and 361 in part 1, 2 copies of a mounted lithographic portrait of Cartwright, a rare aquatint image of the Sydney Oak at Penshurst and 5 further plates. (Part 1: tear to outer margin of title page, large clean tear to plate facing p.253, some spotting; part 2: lacking the frontispiece portrait, the plate facing p.194, and the plate facing p.304, some light spotting, heavier to a few plates). Contemporary calf (vol. I: rebacked with original spine laid down), or recent green half-morocco (vol. II, parts 1 & 2). Note: first edition of vol. I, and vol. II, part 2, second edition of vol. II, part 1. Vol. I and vol. II, part 1 were published in 1815 and 1819 respectively by James Dallaway, but are scarce due to a fire at the printer's premises which destroyed the majority of the copies (3). Provenance: The Library Collection of the Late W. Leslie Weller MBE, DL, FSA.
Hammer price: £1,900
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