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  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.
  • British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain., Fielding, T.H.

Author Name    Fielding, T.H.

Title   British Castles; or, A Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain. Illustrated by Numerous Views of Some of the Most Interesting Castles in Great Britain.

Binding   Half Morocco.

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Howlett and Brimmer 1825

Seller ID   005058

Oblong 4to, 21 by 27 cm. vi, 72, [1] pp. 25 hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontis, of ultra-Romantic castles, many of which were by then ruins, all of which were set in bucolic surroundings, whether by the windswept sea, a hillock, a meadow, etc. The work bespeaks the new-found fascination with the British architectural past and the incipient historicism, as perhaps captured well in the frontis comparison of arches from different periods. Contemporary half red-morocco, with title label on front board. Light to moderate foxing on text leaves and tissue guards. Plates are clean. Overall, a bright, lovely copy of a comparatively uncommon color plate book of that era.

Price = 1350.00 USD



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