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Views in the Isle of Wight by George Brannon


Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1826. 1st Edition.

"Being a series of original and select views exhibiting the picturesque beauties, local peculiarities, and places of particular interest in the Isle of Wight drawn from nature and engraved by George Brannon, many years resident in Newport. To which are prefixed a concise topographical description and general tours of the island, embracing every information in the least degree useful to strangers"

A tour guide with map and 37 illustrations and a coloured map. Includes very detailed descriptions about the sites to see and possible tours to take while at the mountain. Exquisite content and illustrations.

Quarter bound in leather with marbled paper over boards. Heavy wear to edges, boards are scuffed with some of the paper thinning along edges, corners rubbed, bumped. Foxing and other markings-  however images are clear, type legible and bold. Small tears on several pages. Whole volume tightly bound. Size 9.5in x 12in.