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Pete Fry

Mountaineering and travel. Lake District. Antiquarian and fine bindings. Photography and albums. Ephemera. Woodcuts. Private premises - viewing by appointment. Book fairs.

An Excursion to the Lakes in Westmoreland and Cumberland


An Excursion to the Lakes. W. Hutchinson. 1776 . First Edition. Beautifully re-bound in half calf with marble to boards. Spine in six panels. Red morocco title label to second panel. Gilt title. Raised bands. With date in gilt (1774) at bottom of spine. Nineteen plates (18 folding) as called for. Minor damp stain to second page otherwise a clean, tight and remarkably handsome copy. Rare in this condition and this seminal work would look grand on any book shelf. Direct orders welcome.