The River Dee: Its Aspect and History (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, The River Dee]

Images from The River Dee: Its Aspect and History by J. S. Howson. My copy has a splendid red leather cover. 4to. pp. xiv, 174, 174. wood-engraved frontis. & 92 text illus. after the drawings of Alfred Rimmer. Complete with half-title, contemporary gilt-stamped roan, inside dentelles, all edges gilt. First edition Chapters on the city of Chester and its cathedrals, Dee River halls, castles, bridges &c.

John Saul Howson died in 1885; Alfred Rimmer died in 1893. The text and images are out of copyright.

Title: The River Dee: Its Aspect and History

Author: Howson, J. S., D.D.

Published by: Virtue, Spalding & Co.

City: London

Date: 1875

Total items: 13

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust]

Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust

“The descent of Watergate Street, at right angles to Bridge Street, led to the [River] Dee at another point of its broad, sweeping course. Of the actual form of the gate there is less to be recorded; but a little beyond this spot the Water Tower (sometimes called the New Tower), remains at the north-western angle of the city, so as to show us very [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, The River Dee]

Front Cover, The River Dee

My copy is bound in full read leather with a gold vine-leaf motif border. [$]

[picture: Chester, from the Alford Road.]

Chester, from the Alford Road.

Probably this view was drawn from the road between Chester and Aldford, as it’s written today, at the bank of the River Dee. [$]

[picture: Title Page, The River Dee]

Title Page, The River Dee

THE RIVER DEE
ITS ASPECT AND HISTORY [more...] [$]

[picture: Ruins of St. John's, from the Grosvenor Park,]

Ruins of St. John’s, from the Grosvenor Park,

bwpics has a history and more pictures of this ruined church which was heavily ‘restored’ in the 19th century. [more...] [$]


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Images from The River Dee: Its Aspect and History by J. S. Howson. My copy has a splendid red leather cover. 4to. pp. xiv, 174, 174. wood-engraved frontis. & 92 text illus. after the drawings of Alfred Rimmer. Complete with half-title, contemporary gilt-stamped roan, inside dentelles, all edges gilt. First edition Chapters on the city of Chester and its cathedrals, Dee River halls, castles, bridges &c.

John Saul Howson died in 1885; Alfred Rimmer died in 1893. The text and images are out of copyright.


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