Anglo-Norman Antiquities considered, in a Tour through part of Normandy, Illustrated with twenty-seven copper-plates DUCAREL Doctor [Andrew Coltee] 1713-1785 Publisher: for the Author by T. Spilsbury Publish Year: 1767 Publish Place: London Illustrator: NOEL; BAYLY; SUNONNEAU Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007594 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £1,275.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information First and only English edition, VG, 1767, 27 plates. In contemporary speckled boards, gilt edge tooling. Re-spined keeping the original red calf gilt label, raised bands, gilt tooling. Internally, , , (ii-x), , 2-104. , , 2-61 pp [ie 62 with the usual mis-numbering], 27 plates (including 2 large folding, 7 small and 7 relating to the Bayeaux tapestry), watermarked JW and PW plume with GR, the tapestry pls with a French? watermark, board edges with gilt tooling, text block edges reddened. (459*288 mm). (ESTC T146832. Pasten - Bayeux Tapestry p26)). An enlarged version of the author's 'A tour through Normandy, described in a letter to a friend', 1754. He was one of the first Englishmen to see & appreciate the significance of the Bayeux Tapestry - the Appendix article had been written by Smart Lethieullier 1701-1760.