London: Privately Printed at the Curwen Press, 1952. xx,399,pp. Color frontispiece plus thirty- three fine collotype plates. Large, thick quarto. Polished buckram, t.e.g., gilt label. A few patches of light flecking to sizing along edges of boards, ink name on endsheet (see below), otherwise a very good copy, without dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT64782
First edition. One of five hundred numbered copies. Among the most comprehensive works in its field, carefully describing over 550 plate books, depicting British and Irish views in aquatint and lithography. With the ownership signature of noted specialist antiquarian bookseller, Ben Weinreb.