Bisset (James), A Poetic Survey Round Birmingham; With A Bri...



£300 - £400


Bisset (James), A Poetic Survey Round Birmingham; With A Brief Description of the Different Curiosities and Manufactories of the Place. Intended as a Guide to Strangers. Accompanied by a Magnificent Directory, first edition, Birmingham: Printed for the Author; By Swinney and Hawkins, n.d. [1800], half-title, pp: viii, [9]-62, [2], illustrated with 28 copper-engraved plates as called for, including map frontispiece, additional Edward Thomason’s Manufactory plate loosely-inserted, c. 1910 brown quarter-morocco over cloth, top-edge gilt, other uncut, marbled endpapers, 4to.

Provenance: J.O. Edwards, his book label to recto pastedown.

Auction Date: 17th Jan 2023 at 10am

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