WESTALL, WILLIAM AND SAMUEL OWEN.
Picturesque Tour of the River Thames. London: Ackermann, 1828.
Folio (380 x 300 mm). [vi], 172. Large engraved folding map, hand-colored engraved vignette title and tailpiece, and 24 hand-colored aquatint plates + a duplicate set of uncolored plates on India paper. Full straight-grained morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, rebacked, decorative gilt borders and spine panels, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Minor repairs to map folds at blank margins, light spotting to a few India plates, some rubbing to spine and extremities.
FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY WITH PLATES IN TWO STATES. "A work undertaken to combine delineations and descriptions, topographical and historical, of the most picturesque points in the scenery of this first of British Rivers..." (Preface). Abbey Scenery 435; Tooley 503.