London: Printed by J. Nichols, 1791. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #24081
xiii, , 320pp. Modern green cloth, black morocco label lettered in gold on the spine. Includes a large foldout plan of Derby and seventeen plates engraved by Robert Hancock from drawings by George Moneypenny (in this copy bound at rear). Apparently lacks the prospect facing the title page. With sections on the trade (including the famous silk mill that John Lombe built after returning from Italy), navigation, mills, porcelain, jewellery, cotton, and more. Some very minor foxing and toning to text block, dusty edges. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo.