A Description of Fonthill Abbey Wiltshire illustrated by views drawn and engraved by J. Storer
London Published by W Clarke, J. Carpenter, W. Miller, C. Chappel, White and Cochrane, Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Brodie and Co., and J. Storer: Coe, printer 1812
24pp frontis + 6 plates and one vignette in the text. 258x132mm. Original boards with paste down title label [ cropped at corners]. "Views of the Abbey at Fonthill Wiltshire: accompanied with a particular description of that superb edifice". Corners and spine rebound with green morocco. Gilt decorated spine. Edges of all images foxed but actual images unaffected. First edition, the first monograph on Fonthill Abbey, it records the building and its interior as it was about to be completed for William Beckford; work finished in 1813. It effectively marks the completion of the north range of the building.