The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical Edifices of the Metropolis. With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons, Notices of Remarkable Monuments, Etc. George GODWIN, John BRITTON.
The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical Edifices of the Metropolis. With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons, Notices of Remarkable Monuments, Etc
The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical Edifices of the Metropolis. With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons, Notices of Remarkable Monuments, Etc

The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical Edifices of the Metropolis. With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons, Notices of Remarkable Monuments, Etc

London, C. Tilt; J. Hatchard & Son; L. & G. Seeley; J. Weale; and J. Williams, 1838 and 1839.

Octavo, two volumes, [approximately 600] pages with numerous illustrations plus a total of 62 plates engraved by J. Le Keux and others, from drawings by Frederick Mackenzie, and Robert William Billings.

Early mottled calf; spine gilt in compartments; sides boarded with gilt rolls; rebacked retaining the majority of the original backstrip (which is darkened); marbled edges; covers slightly rubbed; extremities a little worn; spines top edges darkened and a little marked; Volume 1 a little scuffed; scattered foxing to some plates; ownership stamp to each volume; a very good set.

Many of these churches were bombed by Germany during WW2, most were rebuilt in the years that followed.

Item #118692

Price: $200.00

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