A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Guild of Saddlers [1889]. John W. Sherwell.

A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Guild of Saddlers [1889]

Sherwell, John W. A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Guild of Saddlers of the City of London. London: For Private Circulation 1889. xxiv, 240p + 12 pls. (1 chromolithographed and some folding). Very good hardcover (gilt-stamped red leather by Harrison & Sons); pages ruled in red. Scattered light foxing; overall a very handsome copy. Presentation from the Saddlers Company to The Right Honourable James Whitehead Lord Mayor, with his armorial bookplate. Also armorial bookplate of Sir George Whitehead, Baronet. ** The first edition of this history, from the 12th century to ca. 1700. The illustrations show old views of the Guild quarters, early documents, its collection of plate, etc. Item #16294

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