SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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BLUNT, Henry.
Blunt’s Six View in Shrewsbury.

Published
N.p., n.d. [ca.1838].
References
Not in Abbey or Tooley; Bobins 834.
Plates
6
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
0-5000
Published
N.p., n.d. [ca.1838].
Ref
5696

Folio. (17 3/8 x 15 inches) modern half calf by Aquarius over marbled boards; red title label to spine; gilt; speckled edges; Plates finger soiled. 6 hand-coloured lithograph plates signed, dated and captioned in the plate; original printed upper wrapper as title. Blunt was a noted Shrewsbury artist whose nephew was a friend of Samuel Butler and an associate of Charles Darwin. Coloured plates in order: 1. Pride Hill. Shrewsbury. 2. Ireland's Mansion. High Street. 3. Double Butcher Row. Shrewsbury. 4. Mardol. Shrewsbury. 5. The Abbey, Shrewsbury. North Porch. 6. The English Bridge. Shrewsbury.