The History And Antiquities Of Haddon Hall: Illustrated By Thirty-Two Highly Finished Drawings; With An Account Of The Hall In Its Present State. [with] Supplement ... Containing Elevations, Plans, and Details of that Edifice.
Folio (427 x 342 mm). Two volumes and one supplementary volume (all published) The first two volumes bound in the publisher’s original dark green moiré cloth, the upper boards of each volume decoratively gilt-blocked and lettered ‘Rayner’s Haddon Hall’, the supplementary volume bound in the publisher’s original dark green cloth, the centre of the upper board gilt-lettered ‘Rayner’s Haddon Hall Supplement’, the original glazed yellow endpapers to all three volumes; , 20; 21-53, pp.; pp, with a list of subscribers, and Moseley’s prospectus slip inserted after the preface to volume one, 36 engraved proof plates on india paper, the supplementary volume contains a lithographed plan of the Hall and a further 5 lithographed plates by Hullmandel, of which 4 are tinted; a bright, clean set.
Provenance: The attractive engraved trade card of the publisher Robert Moseley “Carver and Gilder to the King, Jeweller, Silversmith ... Picture Gallery & Fancy Repository, Derby...” to the front pastedown of the first two volumes; the early engraved card of “Derbyshire Museum No. 36 Corn Market, Derby. A splendid collection of Vases, &c. for Chimney Ornaments, in every variety of Derbyshire Marble & Spar...” to the front pastedown of the supplementary volume.
Stock number: 1459