SURREY

(London: A. & C. Black, 1912).

SCARCE IN SUCH WELL PRESERVED CONDITION. This is one of the best of the illustrated works published by A. & C. Black. It contains a whooping 75 beautiful plates by Sutton Palmer. Palmer was best known for his Gold Metal winning idyllic rustic landscapes painted in watercolours and Moncrieff's tour of Surrey provided him with many of his best views and settings. Item #30147

First edition, third issue. Illustrated with 75 finely produced beautiful colour plates from paintings by Sutton Palmer, wonderfully reproduced and with captioned tissue guards, and with a folding map. 8vo, publisher's lovely decorated sea-blue cloth, the upper cover gilt lettered within an all-over design of English grasses, flowers, vines and acorns in green, maroon and gilt, the spine likewise decorated, t.e.g. xi, 252, 8 ads, pp. A very pleasing copy, the lovely decorated cloth binding in especially nice condition with no fading, mellowing or wear, internally the plates are all fine, bright and clean, the text with a bit of the light foxing to which it is prone.

Price: $175.00