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Environs of London Western Division John Fisher Murray [Very Good] [Hardcover] ID 15628343098

A charming first edition of John Fisher Murray's 'Environs of London, Western Division'. John Fisher Murray (1811 - 1865) was a poet and humorist who was closely related to the London scene of his time, being a contributor for various magazines, including 'Blackwood's Magazine' and 'The Nation'. He became a regulat contributor to the latter, dividing his time between journalism and the production of several London guidebooks. First came the edition at hand, which was followed 'World of London' in 1843 and revised in 1845. The edition features originalengravings throughout by W. L. Leitch and Others. Frontispieceis abird's-eye view of Hampton Court Palace. Several maps are also included. Collated and complete. Condition: In a brown cloth binding with embossed board design and gilt lettering to spine. Externally abit rubbed with a mark to the front board and wear to the extremities. Hinges starting but firm. Pages generally bright and clean throughout, save for some spotting andbrowning. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper datedJanuary 1850. Binders stamp torear pastedownOverall: VERY GOOD.

Price: USD 71.82

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