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    [Rudolph Ackermann]. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster... London: 1812. First edition.

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    [Rudolph Ackermann]. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments. London: Printed for R. Ackermann... by L. Harrison and J. C. Leigh, 1812. Two quarto volumes. xii, [1]-8, xiii-xviii, 9-330, [6, index] pages; [iv], 275, [1, blank], [4, index] pages. Eighty-one engraved plates, most of them seemingly misbound in Volume II. Contemporary half morocco over brown cloth covered boards, gilt titles on spines, top edges green. Marbled endpapers. Some rubbing on boards and board edges, corners a bit bumped. Volume I has front board splayed, whereas Volume II has a small hole in the rear board. Text blocks slightly cockled, edges toned with minor stain speckles, inner hinges cracking, occasional soiling and light to moderate foxing. Overall, very good.



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