Memoirs illustrative of the History and antiquities of Bristol, and the Western ounties of Great Britain
( BRISTOL ) THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITURE OF GREAT BRITIAN AND IRELAND
Published: George Bell, 1853
Stock code: 609
vo., First Edition, with 30 plates (one coloured and 2 tinted), 5 plans, a folding coloured map and very numerous engraved illustrations in the text; handsomely bound in half calf, marbled boards, back gilt with four raised bands, leather label, marbled edges, a fresh, clean copy.
SCARCE. The great majority of the work relates to the city itself and includes a number of important accounts, notably Ormerod's 'On British and Roman Remains', Bindon's 'Desecrated and Destroyed Churches of Bristol' and Winston's 'Painted Glass at Bristol'. The volume also contains a well-illustrated architectural appraisal of Sherborne Minster, Dorset, by Petit.