Nicholsons' Lithographic Drawings, Taken from Nature, in the Vicinity of Liverpool.Non-Subscriber's Copy, price £1 10s each Part.
Folio, printed wrappers; 13 lithographic plates as called for, loose. Wrappers torn, original stitching lost.
The first half of Samuel & George Nicholson's 'Twenty-Six Lithographic Drawings; views in the vicinity of Liverpool', published complete in 1821, although the text of the finished work tells that 'The many accidents, chemical phenomena, and unaccountable failures incident to lithographic printing very much retarded the appearance of the present work...'. The plates are Birkenhead Priory; Hale Hut; Childwell Church; Toxteth Park; Lydiate Abbey; Dingle, Toxteth Park; Knowsley Hall; Ormskirk; Runcorn; Halton Castle; Speke Hall; Green-Bank; & Wavertree. An advert on the back lists the plates in the second part.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 31560] £390.00