WRIGHT, Thomas. The history and topography of the county of Essex. George Virtue. 1836.
4to. 2 vols. Nineteenth century half brown morocco, marbled boards, spine with gilt rules and tools and red morocco gilt lettering pieces; pp. iv +viii + 696], engraved title page (dated 1842), 35 full page engravings and one map;  + 836 pp. engraved title page (dated 1834), and 65 full page engravings,; engraved title pages qutie heavily foxed, foxing scattered throughout, plates mostly clean, very good.
First edition. An early work by the noted antiquary with illustrations by William Bartlett, one of the foremost topographical illustrators of the day.