Antique Maps Gloustershire Descriptive Catalogue 1577-1911 Chubb leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Archaeology).
Transactions of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society for 1912 & A Descriptive Catalogue of the Printed Maps of Gloucestershire, 1577-1911, with Bibliographical Notes, by T. Chubb.
Published 1912, Bristol by J.W. Arrowsmith. Bound with the Supplemental Additions & Notes of Roland Austin offprint at the rear of the book.
264 pages. Text in English, assorted reproductions of old maps throughout the work, some double page.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red and black leather labels, marbled covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, slight evidence of former library ownership at spine base and removal of old paper bookplate & pocket from pastedowns.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 6" W.