Auction Date: 27/02/2021 at 10am
Signed ‘The Brighton Chain Pier’ in Memoriam. It’s History from 1823 to 1896 by John George Bishop 1897 Book Signed & neat ink inscription by the Author at top of title page: Double page frontis: Chain Pier January 1825., [viii] 74pp + xxv, Complete with all plates and illustrations . Privately published by Bishop, a local author (A Peep into the Past- Brighton in the Olden Time etc) at the request of friends as a memorial of the Chain Pier destroyed in a storm on 4th December 1896. In cloth board covers with gold tooled illustration of what was left of the Pier after the Storm; Size 9” × 11¼”.