[DILLON, Frank]
[Richard Ford, and others.]
Apsley House and Warmer Castle.

Published
London: John Mitchell & Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co., 1853.
References
Not in the usual bibliographies; Bobins 638.
Plates
10
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5705

Folio, additional title 8pp. text, 10 hand coloured plates by R. Ford, mounted on card and loose as issued in 1/4 brown morocco and cloth portfolio, with blue silk ties. Bookplate of 'Norman R. Bobins'. Apsley House, No.1 London was presented to the first Duke of Wellington, while Walmer Castle was the residence of the Warden of the Cinque Ports, the ports on the South Coast, guarding England.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Exterior of Apsley House.
2. The Waterloo Gallery.
3. The Striped Drawing Room.
4. The Dining Room.
5. The Plate and China Room.
6. The Secretary's Room.
7. The Duke's own Room.
8. The Duke's Bed Room.
9. Exterior of Walmer Castle.
10. The Room in which the Duke died.