Gateshead., The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne: 1956
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: Y036
Binding: Brown cloth
xvi, 244pp, with 8 plates, 12 text illustrations. Also titled ''Miscellaneous tracts relating to Antiquity''. From, The publications of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne,. Fourth series. Newcastle in the Nineteenth century; Ridley Charters; More flints form Weardale; Armorials on Warburtons map of 1716, etc etc. Brown buckram, calf gilt label. Usual library stamps but a nice copy View More...
lii, 309, index , [ii pubs. cat.] pp. Original full calf binding in poor state with loose boards. Lacking morocco label. Frontis. portrait and 5 plates by Ridley all dated 1797 [complete]. Vignette illus.half-title page [by Ridley] and a title-page dated 1798 with a wood-cut vignette [in Bewick' style]. Wood-cut tailpieces. [Nb: The woodcuts are rejected as being by Thomas or John Bewick in 'The Bewick Collector' of 1868 by Hugo]. 'To the original publication of Solitude to which was added The Life of the Author; Notes Historical and Explanatory by the Translator'. View More...
second edition, lii, 309pp, 12pp index, b&w illustrations throughout by Ridley, octavo, original full calf, gilt triple border and gilt dec. spine, lightly soiled throughout esp. title page [foxed], o riginal full calf worn but intact, hinges going, worth re-binding at some point, attractive marbled edges. Or 'The Effect of occasional retirement' on the mind, the heart, general society, in exile, i n old age and on the bed of death.' View More...
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