Title The Record of the House of Gournay. Parts 1-2, Parts 3-4, Supplement. [In Two Volumes].
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London John Bowyer Nichols and John Gough Nichols 1848
Seller ID k2270
Two volume set in half calf which is sound and only slightly rubbed; and with five gilt lined raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine. The boards are in very good clean condition and the marbled endpapers are fine but with the small labels of Joan Corder to the front pastedowns. Both volumes are well bound and with clean page edges. Some of the engraved plates have foxing but are otherwise fine. The foxing has spread to the facing pages but most of the contents have little or no foxing and are largely fine. Notation to a blank free in the first volume states, "Given to E R Pratt by Daniel Gurney the author 1850 and re-bound by me [date?]. E R Pratt." N.B. The Pratts of Ryston Hall, Norfolk. Sent from our bookshop in the UK but a heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ,iv,500 + 501-1096 pages