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SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved

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SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved

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SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved Illustrations of Antient Armour, from the collection at Goodrich Court, Herefordshire; after the drawings, and with the descriptions of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. 2 volumes, Royal 4to (368 x 267 mm). Engraved additional title in Vol. I, engraved frontispieces, engraved portrait of Skelton facing preface in Vol. I, 150 full–page engraved plates of various armaments. Later half red morocco over marbled boards, raised bands with gilt stippling, morocco spine labels gilt, gilt medieval armament tooling of gauntlets, helmets with gorgets, and polearms in centerpieces framed in gilt scrollwork cornerpieces, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Provenance: C. C. S. Parsons (bookplate). Second edition, corrected and enlarged, showing Meyrick’s collection of arms and armor that was compiled specifically for display at his newly constructed Goodrich Court in 1828. A FINE SET.
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SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved

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Mar 13
Starting Price $350
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0469: SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved

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Est. $700 - $900Starting Price $350
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Lot 0469 Details

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SKELTON, Joseph John (1783–1871). Engraved Illustrations of Antient Armour, from the collection at Goodrich Court, Herefordshire; after the drawings, and with the descriptions of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. 2 volumes, Royal 4to (368 x 267 mm). Engraved additional title in Vol. I, engraved frontispieces, engraved portrait of Skelton facing preface in Vol. I, 150 full–page engraved plates of various armaments. Later half red morocco over marbled boards, raised bands with gilt stippling, morocco spine labels gilt, gilt medieval armament tooling of gauntlets, helmets with gorgets, and polearms in centerpieces framed in gilt scrollwork cornerpieces, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Provenance: C. C. S. Parsons (bookplate). Second edition, corrected and enlarged, showing Meyrick’s collection of arms and armor that was compiled specifically for display at his newly constructed Goodrich Court in 1828. A FINE SET.

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