A Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Northampton: . . . To which is prefixed, a Copious Travelling Guide . . . Forming a Complete County Itinerary; Also, a list of the Fairs; And an Index Table . . . by George Alexander Cooke. G. A. Cooke, George Alexander.
A Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Northampton: . . . To which is prefixed, a Copious Travelling Guide . . . Forming a Complete County Itinerary; Also, a list of the Fairs; And an Index Table . . . by George Alexander Cooke

A Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Northampton: . . . To which is prefixed, a Copious Travelling Guide . . . Forming a Complete County Itinerary; Also, a list of the Fairs; And an Index Table . . . by George Alexander Cooke

London: Printed for C. Cooke by G. Brimmer, and sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1816. Hardcover. "Illustrated with a Map of the County." 12, 142, [4] p., 1 folded leaf of a map of Northamptonshire: tables; 15 cm. Contemporary half red leather with marbled paper over boards. Modern sensitive rebacking with matching leather and Japanese tissue repair of hinges. First 12 pages are publisher's catalog of Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. Final 2 pages contain publisher's catalog of Cooke's Elegant Pocket Editions. No year of publication. The publisher Charles Cooke died in 1816; his catalog was then sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. The absence of “by assignment from the executor of the late C. Cooke” on the title page indicates that this was printed but not yet sold when Cooke died and subsequently offered by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones with their catalog added. In Very Good- Condition: boards are rubbed; modern leather rebacking; lacking back free endpaper; 1st leaf of Sherwood, Neely, and Jones catalog lacking corners; map has 2-cm. tear without loss; address in red on front fixed endpaper has bled onto front free endpaper; same on back fixed endpaper has bled onto last page of Cooke's catalog; occasional light foxing; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #004180

Price: $95.00

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