Item #16294 A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Guild of Saddlers of the City of London [1889]. John W. Sherwell.

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

London: For Private Circulation, 1889. First edition. Hardcover (gilt-stamped red leather by Harrison & Sons). xxiv, 240p + 12 pls. (1 chromolithographed and some folding). Pages ruled in red. 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. Very good (scattered light foxing). Item #16294

Handsome copy of 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. From the legendary coaching library of Deirdre H. Pirie.

Price: $50.00

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