Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Sold For: £2,500
Malton's Oxford, 4 original parts, 1st edition, T. Bensley for T. Malton, March 1802-January 1804,
24 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, tissue-guard to each, some minor marginal spotting, original stitched paper wrappers with printed oval paper labels to upper wrappers, some dust-soiling and fraying, modern cloth chemise and morocco-backed slipcase, folio (44 x 33cm)
Rare original edition in parts of a work that was re-published in 1810 with a title-page (Views of Oxford), portrait and six etched outline plates. The work is rarely found with the aquatint views coloured. Abbey, Scenery 277.