# 16157

NEALE, John Preston

The history and antiquities of the Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster : including notices and biographical memoirs of the Abbots and Deans of that Foundation.

$750.00 AUD

Illustrated by John Preston Neale. The whole of the literary department by Edward Wedlake Brayley. London : J. P. Neale, 1818 – 23. Two volumes, quarto, later nineteenth century half-crushed morocco over pebbled cloth (edges rubbed), ruled in gilt, spines in compartments, lettered in gilt, joint to upper board of volume one cracked, top edges gilt. Vol. 1 : engraved title page and frontispiece; pp. [xviii]; 227; [19]; 72; (10). Vol. 2 : engraved title page and frontispiece; pp. 304; (38). 59 steel-engraved plates across the two volumes, a number of which are marked as Proofs.

A fine set of books on the history of Westminster Abbey.