[WINDSOR AND ETON] JESSE, Edward (author). A Summer's Day At Windsor, and a Visit to Eton. London; John Murray, 1841.
Small 8vo. Publisher's finely-ribbed pinkish-brown cloth panelled and decorated in blind and embellished with a gilt vignette of Windsor Castle to upper cover, gilt device to lower board, spine lettered gilt, edges untrimmed, original glazed yellow endpapers; pp. [iv] + 151 + [i] + , publisher's catalogue dated 1841; with a finely detailed 3-leaf folding engraved plan of Windor Castle as frontispiece, a handsome armorial engraved title-page, letterpress title, 14 tipped-in engraved plates, engraved initials throughout, additional engraved text illustrations, and text printed within ruled borders, with printed notes; a pretty copy with some light rubbing and external fading, inoffensive cracking to inner upper hinge (but sound), a tiny neat inscription to front free endpaper, and two equally tiny private paper acquisition labels to inner upper cover, internally clean with a scattering of light foxing to lower third of one plate.
First edition. A chronological history of the castle, detailed descriptions of the building and interior, and of its artworks.