British Castles; Or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain FIELDING TH [Theodore Henry] 1781-1851 Publisher: Howlett and Brimmer Publish Year: 1825 Publish Place: London: Frith Street, Soho Square Illustrator: FIELDING TH Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007635 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £900.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Complete with 25 Super Coloured Plates Oblong, first edition, 1825, in attractive modern full long grained black morocco, retaining original red calf label with gilt tooling & titles to upper board. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to black calf label. Internally, frontis, , (vi) only, , 2-72 pp, , 25 fine coloured aquatints of castles including six Welsh castles (four North Wales, some faint spotting to title and a few leaves, 1 leaf with a crease/printing flaw), t.e.g., new endpapers, original printed label to fpd, each plate accompanied by a thick paper guard and a leaf of descriptive text, text leaves watermarked 1822 & 24, coloured plates dated 1823 & watermarked 1822 & 27. (197*266 mm). (Abbey Scenery 20. Tooley 214).