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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Picturesque Bath.

SCARTH (Rev. M. A.)

SCARTH (Rev. M. A.)

A RESIDENT FEMALE ARTIST'S VIEW OF BATH

Picturesque Bath.

Illustrated by a Series of Sketches from Nature by Caroline M. K. Stothert. Edited by The Rev. H. M. Scarth M.A. Preb of Wells and Rector of Wrington, Somerset, Member of the Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, of the British Archaeological Association, &c. &c. &c. 20 sepia photolithographed plates by Maclure & MacDonald.

First Edition. Folio. [380 x 268 x 12 mm]. 10 pp. Publisher's original light brown cloth front cover blocked in black and lettered in gilt, rear cover blocked in blind, yellow endleaves, plain endleaves. (Joints, headcaps and corners a little worn, rear hinge reinforced). [ebc5339].
London: Henry Sotheran & Co. 1881

A series of familiar and less well-known views of Bath and its surroundings by a resident of Bathwick Hill, Caroline Stothert. She was introduced to the diarist Francis Kilvert in 1871, and we are told that she was then 35 and the grand-daughter of George Stothert, the manager of the famous Bath engineering firm Stothert and Pitt.

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