A Picturesque Guide to the Local Beauties of Wales; Interspersed with the most Interesting Subjects of Antiquity in that Principality BAKER James Publisher: Printed by W. Justins, Shoemaker Row, Blackfriars; Publish Year: 1791 Publish Place: London: Illustrator: J. Black. F. Jukes. Ibbetson. J. Baker. Jones. Archdeacon Plimley. Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007637 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 2nd Edition Inscription: Unknown £1,200.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information An elusive Baker Guide with 102 plates, 2 volumes bound as one Second edition, re-spined to style, raised bands, gilt tooling, gilt titles to black calf label over worn boards, some gilt tooling. Internally, frontis, additional engraved title page with vignette, , (vi) only, , 8-186 pp, 10 pls. [Vol 2] , (iv) only, , 6-114, 127-146, 151-270 pp, 29 pls, followed by 63 additional plates (1 tinted, 1 with horizontal repaired tear and 2 with short repaired margin tears), lacks all between 115-126 (U2-Y4) & 147-150 (Cc1-Cc4), and lacks the final leaf p271/2-(Zz2), occasional light foxing, marbled endpapers, remains of removed bookplate to fpd. (216*166 mm). (ESTC T230293. Ballinger p121/2). 'in no two copies seen do the plates agree' our copy has 92 plates as did Ballinger's whilst the BM copy only has 62!