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Illustrated "Picturesque Tour of the River Thames" by Westfall and Owen, 1828

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This extra-illustrated one-volume bound in four of Picturesque Tour of the River Thames by William Westfall and Samuel Owen was published by Rudolph Ackermann of London in 1828. Each volume is bound in gilded red morocco. This set contains an additional 424 plates, aquatints, and maps from Rudolph Ackermann’s History of the University of Oxford, John Boydell’s A History of the River Thames, Edward William Cooke’s Views on the River Thames, and Samuel Ireland’s Picturesque Views on the River Thames, among others.

Title and Author/Editor Picturesque Tour of the River Thames (William Westfall and Samuel Owen)
Genre Art and Photography, History, Geography
Binding Leather
Publisher or Printer Rudolph Ackermann
Publication Year 1828
Period Early to Mid 19th Century, Antique
Place of Publication London
Edition Statement First Edition
Language English
Complete Set Yes
Volumes I–IV
Number of Books 4


- generally tight bindings with some loose front matter; loose and cracked hinges with detached boards; scuffs, peeling, and edge wear to boards and backstrips; page toning and foxing; chips, tears, and cut pages; missing boards to Vol. II; not checked for complete plates.


1.5" W x 14.25" H x 12.0" D

- measures one volume.

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