Original Views of London (Vols I & II …
Original Views of London (Vols I & II …
Original Views of London (Vols I & II …

BOYS, Thomas Shotter. Original Views of London (Vols I & II).

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BOYS, Thomas Shotter. Original Views of London (Vols I & II). Guildford: Charles W. Traylen, 1972.

Elephant Folio, 2 Vols; cream wrappers over plain card stapled wrappers, decorative green border and printed text in black; pp. [xlii]; [xlii]; with descriptive text followed by 13 full-colour reproduction lithographs in each volume; the covers a little dirtied, with some light nicks and creases to jacket edges; a vertical crease to rear panel of Vol I and a couple of coloured marks to Vol II - red colour pencil and circular cup mark to rear panel - inernally fine in both volumes.
First published in 1842, reprinted here in facsimile. The images are reproduced in ektachromes and are printed in seven colours by offset lithography. The text is printed on each page in the original, followed by a modern version.
Includes the following plates: Vol I Doorway, Temple Church; Mansion House, Cheapside; The Tower and Mint, from Great Tower Hill; The Custom-House; London Bridge; London, from Greenwich; Blackfriars Westminster Abbey; Whitehall; St James's Palace; Buckingham Palace; Regent Street; The Club-Houses and Vol II The Horse-Guards; Hyde Park Corner; Hyde Park; Piccadilly; Regent Street; Westminster; Entrance to The Strand; The Strand; Temple Bar; St. Dunstan's; St. Paul's; Guildhall; The Bank.

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