THE HISTORY OF LONGLEAT.

Devizes: Printed by H. Bull, 1857. 34pp. plus frontis and two plates. Small quarto. Original printed wrappers, neatly bound up in contemporary gilt 3/4 russia and marbled boards, a.e.g. Light foxing, a bit of rubbing to tips, otherwise a very nice copy. Item #WRCLIT74112

First edition. With the bookplate of Sir John Neeld (1805-1891) and a note signed "J.N." in the upper corner of the front wrapper. Neeld was MP for Cricklade and Chippenham, Wiltshire, in close proximity to Longleat House. The frontis is a view of Longleat House lithographed by Bedford, and one of the plates is an unsigned depiction of the murder of Thomas Thynne.

Price: $150.00