WALKER, George

WALKER, George (Ill.), and Edward HAILSTONE (Ed.). The Costume of Yorkshire illustrated by a Series of Forty Engravings being Fac-Similes of Original Drawings, with  Descriptions in English and French

 

Leeds, Richard Jackson, 1885.

£500

 

 

Folio. 600 copies only, this is no. 420 (first 100 printed with proofs on Japan paper, the subsequent 500 with proofs on plate paper, as this one). v p., with 33 ex 40 coloured engravings, plus frontispiece, with a leaf of description for each illustration with English text to the recto and French translation to the verso. Bound in quarter green morocco and cloth gilt, over boards, title stamped on  spine. All the plates are clean and sound; the binding  damaged with broken spine, parts of which are missing;  and partially detached from the text-block.