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: 15

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: Decorative initial ``L'' with wild flowers and weeds]

Decorative initial “L” with wild flowers and weeds

A decorative initial capital letter “L” used at the start of a chapter. This one featuers thistles, clover (or shamrock), and a flower that could be a daisy. [more...] [$]

[picture: Remains of Valle Crucis Abbey]

Remains of Valle Crucis Abbey

“It was exactly in the year 1200 that Madoc, Lord of Bromfield, at the time when Prince Llewellyn was contending with King John, founded this monastic house in a deep hollow, already called the Valley of the Cross, from a monumental cross which stood there previously, and stands theire still [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Mace and Sword of Chester]

Mace and Sword of Chester

The ceremonial mace and sword of the city of Chester. [$]

[picture: Title Page, The River Dee]

Title Page, The River Dee

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

[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...] [$]


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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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