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Wharncliffe, Wortley,and the Valley of the Don. Photographically Illustrated by Theophilus Smith.


First edition, 4to (208 x 160 mm), [12], 52pp., with 16 mounted albumen prints by the Sheffield photographer Theophilus Smith and text by John Holland, including a frontispiece and a circular photograph on the half-title that is possibly photolithographic, all with original guards scattered foxing as usual, the deluxe edition (probably issued for civic presentation) in full brown/red morocco, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, with elaborate blind stamped and gilt blocking, a very nice copy.