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  • A Journey made in the Summer of 1794, through Holland and the Western Frontier of Germany With a Return down the Rhine: by RADCLIFFE, Ann
    RADCLIFFE, Ann
    A Journey made in the Summer of 1794, through Holland and the Western Frontier of Germany With a Return down the Rhine: To Which are Added, Observations during a Tour to the Lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland.

    Dublin: P. Wogan, H. Colbert et al, 1795. Original half calf with marbled boards. Gilt crest to the spine for an unidentified Earl (crown in laurels). Recent gilt to black label. A very nice copy of this travelogue. The Dublin edition was published simultaneously to the English Edition. Original binder's note tipped into the rear end paper. Ann Radcliffe was a pioneer of the Gothic novel. Primarily known for the Mysteries of Udolpho and The Italian. vi, 500 pp.

    Condition: The binding is in good condition, with a touch of marking only. Inside, the book is clean and tidy - with just a little foxing. A very nice copy.

    Book ID: 1930
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  • Alpine Majestaten Und Ihr Gefolge by PLATZ, Ernst
    PLATZ, Ernst
    Alpine Majestaten Und Ihr Gefolge Die Gebirgswelt der Erde in Bildern. Dritter Band

    Munchen: Vereinigte Kunstanstalen, 1903. Volume three only (of 4). Pictorial boards with alpine picture and art nouveau decoration around. Gilt end papers. Library stamps for the Erasmiaansch Gymnasium Rotterdam. Map of the Alps showing regions, 268 photographs of peaks and features on glossy paper, several are folding plates. 440 by 300mm (17¼ by 11¾ inches).

    Condition: Cloth boards are a little stained and darkened, particularly to the front cover. Still attractive though. Moderate foxing to the first few. The rest the book is in very good condition with only light foxing.

    Book ID: 2246
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  • Analyses of New Voyages and Travels, lately published in London by CARR, John.
    CARR, John.
    Analyses of New Voyages and Travels, lately published in London Two abstracts. from "A Northern Summer" and "A Tour through Holland."

    London: None Stated, 1806. Two works bound as one. The first is an abstract of "A Northern Summer; Or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and part of Germany in the year 1804" 80, [ii]. pp. Includes index, Sepia aquatint of Cronberg Castle, and a lovely large folding sepia Aquatint of St Petersburg.
    The second work is "A Tour through Holland, along the right and left banks of the Rhine, to the South of Germany in the Summer and Autumn of 1806." 167 [ii]. pp including index. Includes 6 folding sepia aquatint illustrations, or Rotterdam, The Hague, Amsterdam (x2) Utrecht, and Koblenz.
    Each work has a paragraph of introduction, and then an abstract or digest of the work itself. 240 by 150mm (9½ by 6 inches).

    Condition: Recent half calf binding, with hardcover boards. burgundy label to spine. New end papers. The text itself is clean and tidy, in excellent condition.

    Book ID: 2196
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  • Beautes de L'histoire D'Espagne et de Portugal by NOUGARET. P.J.B,
    NOUGARET. P.J.B,
    Beautes de L'histoire D'Espagne et de Portugal Reunis en un Seul volume

    Paris: Le Prieur, 1814. A lovely copy of this first edition. Full leather binding, with lovely gilt titles and decoration to the spine. A little rubbing to the edges of the boards. Label / bookplate to the inside front board which shows that this was given as a school prize. Frontispiece & 7 further engraved plates (so a total of 8) Complete. Pages and plates in very good condition. A few have a touch of edgewear. 694 pages. 170 by 100mm (6¾ by 4 inches). Bel exemplaire de cette première édition. Reliure plein cuir, jolis titres et décor dorés au dos. Un petit frottement sur les bords des planches. Étiquette / ex-libris sur le panneau avant intérieur qui montre…

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    Paris: Le Prieur, 1814. A lovely copy of this first edition. Full leather binding, with lovely gilt titles and decoration to the spine. A little rubbing to the edges of the boards. Label / bookplate to the inside front board which shows that this was given as a school prize. Frontispiece & 7 further engraved plates (so a total of 8) Complete. Pages and plates in very good condition. A few have a touch of edgewear. 694 pages. 170 by 100mm (6¾ by 4 inches). Bel exemplaire de cette première édition. Reliure plein cuir, jolis titres et décor dorés au dos. Un petit frottement sur les bords des planches. Étiquette / ex-libris sur le panneau avant intérieur qui montre qu'il s'agit d'un prix de l'école. Frontispice & 7 autres planches gravées (donc un total de 8) Complète. Pages et planches en très bon état. Quelques-uns ont une touche de edgewear. 694 pages. 170 par 100 mm

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    Book ID: 3251
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  • Bubbles from the Brunnens of Nassau by An Old Man [HEAD, Francis Bond].
    An Old Man [HEAD, Francis Bond].
    Bubbles from the Brunnens of Nassau

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Murray: 1834. First edition. Bound in recent half Morocco with gilt titles to the spine and marbled boards. Half title. Engraved frontis. Title, preface, 10 plates (including frontis). A travel guide to the author's travels through the "bathing resorts and fountains in the Duchy of Nassau" and his trip to Mainz. 376 pages. 190 x 120 mm (7½ x 4¾ inches). 376 pp

    Condition: The binding is recent, and is in good, clean condition without flaws. There is darkening to the title page and a little staining to the verso of the frontis. Otherwise in good, if slightly darkened condition.

    Book ID: 2009
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  • Christian Researches in the Mediterranean, by JOWETT, Rev. William
    JOWETT, Rev. William
    Christian Researches in the Mediterranean, From MDCCCVXV to MDCCCXX. In furtherance of the objects of the Church Missionary Society.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: R. Watts, L.B. Seeley, and J. Hatchard, 1822. New half leather binding with marbled boards. Burgundy labels and gilt titles. Stamp for the library of the "Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Lands." Hand coloured map of the Mediterranean as a frontis. viii, [viii], 1-454 pp

    Condition: A lovely copy of this work. The new binding is in an immaculate state. Clean and tidy without flaws. The frontis map is also in beautiful condition. The text itself is clean and tidy, without marks. Fractional darkening to the closed page edges.

    Book ID: 1506
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  • Ein Tag am Vierwaldstättersee - Erinnerung by SARAVICINI, Elisabeth
    SARAVICINI, Elisabeth
    Ein Tag am Vierwaldstättersee - Erinnerung A Manuscript travelogue / Poem with 8 silver print photographs

    Lucerne: Manuscript, 1885. Original manuscript poem / travelogue, recounting an excursion on the Vierwaldstättersee (Lake Lucerne) in 1885. 8 silver print photographs are tipped in amongst the text. Cream embossed leather binding. Gilt detail to the front board. Attractive gilt and brown end papers. Unpaginated, but 40 stanza's in a neat German hand.
    200 by 130mm (7¾ by 5 inches).

    Condition: The leather boards are clean and tidy, with a little darkening / foxing to the skin. Internally clean and tidy throughout.

    Book ID: 2066
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  • From my Camera by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    From my Camera A Black and White album of a European Tour from 1937

    n/a, 1947. A nice album of a tour of Europe for two Englishmen in a Chrysler motor car. Over 60 photographs and a couple of postcards. Includes a small number of bullfighting photographs. Most of the photographs have a visible area of 5cm x 7.5cm Very nice condition with handwritten location / comment to each. A hand written spine shows that the album is the result of several trips between 1936 and 1947. 180 x 125 mm (7 x 5 inches)

    Book ID: 2254
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  • Goldenes Mainz - Original-Radierungen by LIEBIG, Bernhard
    LIEBIG, Bernhard
    Goldenes Mainz - Original-Radierungen

    Frankfurt: M. Jacobs. First edition. Circa 1900. Twelve beautiful engravings of Mainz by Liebig. Bound in soft covers with white printed titles. Original cord ties. Handmade paper. Each of the engravings are protected by tissue guards. Good strong impressions, in excellent condition. Complete. 230 x 165 mm (9 x 6½ inches).

    Book ID: 3158
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  • Guide-Souvenir dans Les Pyrenées dedie aux Touristes. by GORSE, P.
    GORSE, P.
    Guide-Souvenir dans Les Pyrenées dedie aux Touristes. Premiere Partie - Haute-Garonne LUCHON et les Vallees du Lys, de L'arboust, D'oo ou D'Astau, De L'Hospice, Des Etangs, de Burbe et D'Aran.

    Edition: First Edition

    Luchon: Chez Sarthe: 1859. 18 lithographs drawn by Pierre Gorse and 1 fold-out map of the vicinity of Luchon + Lithographed title page.
    The lithographs have the background in sepia and are numbered from 1 to 18 (except frontispiece & map) total of 20 lithographs. Complete. Original brown buckram boards, with gilt titles and design. All edges gilt. No title to spine (but gives no appearance of having been rebacked). Text in French Probablement une édition française piratée (même son nom était mal orthographié). Toile avec dos et coins en bougran. Un peu abîmé, mais tient bien. Intérieurement propre et bien rangé, mais avec des rousseurs modérées sur les pages. Marques de localisation, mais aucune indication qu'il s'agissait d'un…

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    Luchon: Chez Sarthe: 1859. 18 lithographs drawn by Pierre Gorse and 1 fold-out map of the vicinity of Luchon + Lithographed title page.
    The lithographs have the background in sepia and are numbered from 1 to 18 (except frontispiece & map) total of 20 lithographs. Complete. Original brown buckram boards, with gilt titles and design. All edges gilt. No title to spine (but gives no appearance of having been rebacked). Text in French Probablement une édition française piratée (même son nom était mal orthographié). Toile avec dos et coins en bougran. Un peu abîmé, mais tient bien. Intérieurement propre et bien rangé, mais avec des rousseurs modérées sur les pages. Marques de localisation, mais aucune indication qu'il s'agissait d'un livre de bibliothèque. 406. pages

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    Condition: An attractive work, the boards are clean, with a little bumping to the corners only. Slight fading to the front bottom edge. Inside, the text pages are quite significantly foxed - but the lithographs are in good, clean original condition. Text notes in Italian (book dealer) to the inside rear board. Overall a very nice copy

    Book ID: 1878
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  • L'Étranger en Irlande, ou voyage dans les parties méridionales et occidentales de cette isle, dans l'année 1805 by CARR, John.
    CARR, John.
    L'Étranger en Irlande, ou voyage dans les parties méridionales et occidentales de cette isle, dans l'année 1805

    Paris: Léopold Collin, 1809. First Edition (French edition) this was first published in English in 1806. Two volumes. Full leather with red labels and gilt title on labels to spine. A little bumping and rubbing to the corners only. viij pp., [1 f., translator's note], 413 pp. ; [2 ff.], 401 pp. Six folding aquatints of Irish scenes. Complete. Small neat ink owner's name to front of both. John Carr, a British barrister and traveler, who published many accounts of his adventures in northern Europe, and to France and the Balearic Islands. Overall a lovely example of this work. 200 x 130 mm (7¾ x 5 inches). 1ère édition française, celle-ci a été publiée pour la première fois en…

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    Paris: Léopold Collin, 1809. First Edition (French edition) this was first published in English in 1806. Two volumes. Full leather with red labels and gilt title on labels to spine. A little bumping and rubbing to the corners only. viij pp., [1 f., translator's note], 413 pp. ; [2 ff.], 401 pp. Six folding aquatints of Irish scenes. Complete. Small neat ink owner's name to front of both. John Carr, a British barrister and traveler, who published many accounts of his adventures in northern Europe, and to France and the Balearic Islands. Overall a lovely example of this work. 200 x 130 mm (7¾ x 5 inches). 1ère édition française, celle-ci a été publiée pour la première fois en anglais en 1806. Deux volumes. Plein cuir avec étiquettes rouges et titre doré sur étiquettes au dos. Un peu de choc et de frottement aux coins seulement. viij pp., [1 f., note du traducteur], 413 pp. ; [2 sqq.], 401 pp. Six aquatintes dépliantes de scènes irlandaises. (Compléter). Petit nom du propriétaire à l'encre soignée devant les deux. John Carr, poète et voyageur britannique, a publié de nombreux récits de ses voyages dans le nord de l'Europe, en France et aux Baléares. Dans l'ensemble, un bel exemple de ce travail. 200 x 130 mm

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    Book ID: 3304
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  • La Suisse Illustree by M.M.
    M.M.
    La Suisse Illustree Description et Histoire de Ses Vingt-Deux Cantons

    Paris: Didier: 1851. 2 volumes bound as 1. First edition. Original black buckram with gilt decoration and titles. with 71 steel engravings, 20 hand coloured plates of Swiss costume, 2 hand coloured maps. The boards are clean and tidy, with a little rubbing to the edges. The book is clean, and the plates bright. There is a little marking / darkening to some of the plates and pages, but overall a very nice copy. Owner's name to the corner of the title page in ink (1875) lvi, 1-208., [iv], 1-258, [vi]. pp + plates & maps. 2 volumes reliés en 1. Première édition. Percaline noire d'origine à décor et titres dorés. avec 71 gravures sur acier, 20 planches coloriées à…

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    Paris: Didier: 1851. 2 volumes bound as 1. First edition. Original black buckram with gilt decoration and titles. with 71 steel engravings, 20 hand coloured plates of Swiss costume, 2 hand coloured maps. The boards are clean and tidy, with a little rubbing to the edges. The book is clean, and the plates bright. There is a little marking / darkening to some of the plates and pages, but overall a very nice copy. Owner's name to the corner of the title page in ink (1875) lvi, 1-208., [iv], 1-258, [vi]. pp + plates & maps. 2 volumes reliés en 1. Première édition. Percaline noire d'origine à décor et titres dorés. avec 71 gravures sur acier, 20 planches coloriées à la main du costume suisse, 2 cartes coloriées à la main. Les planches sont propres et bien rangées, avec un peu de frottements sur les bords. Le livre est propre et les planches lumineuses. Il y a un peu de marques/assombrissements sur certaines planches et pages, mais dans l'ensemble un très bel exemplaire. Nom du propriétaire au coin de la page de titre à l'encre (1875). lvi, 1-208., [iv], 1-258, [vi]. pp + plates & maps.

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    Book ID: 1848
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  • La Suisse Pittoresque, by BEATTIE, William.
    BEATTIE, William.
    La Suisse Pittoresque, Ornee de vues dessinees specialement pour cet ouvrage par W. H. Bartlett. esq.... Traduit de L'Anglais par L. De Bauclas

    Londres: Georges Virtue: 1836. Two volumes. First edition. Half calf with marbled boards. gilt titles & ornamentation to the spine. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's bookplate to the inside front board. engraved title with vignette, title, text, 106 engravings and folding map. There is a little rubbing to the edges of the spine and boards with slight scuffing to the bottom edge. A little darkening to the page edges, but overall a very nice copy. 290 by 220mm (11½ by 8¾ inches). Deux tomes. Première édition. Demi veau à plats marbrés. Titres et ornements dorés au dos. Feuilles de garde marbrées. Ex-libris du propriétaire précédent sur le panneau avant intérieur. titre gravé avec vignette, titre, texte, 106 gravures et carte…

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    Londres: Georges Virtue: 1836. Two volumes. First edition. Half calf with marbled boards. gilt titles & ornamentation to the spine. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's bookplate to the inside front board. engraved title with vignette, title, text, 106 engravings and folding map. There is a little rubbing to the edges of the spine and boards with slight scuffing to the bottom edge. A little darkening to the page edges, but overall a very nice copy. 290 by 220mm (11½ by 8¾ inches). Deux tomes. Première édition. Demi veau à plats marbrés. Titres et ornements dorés au dos. Feuilles de garde marbrées. Ex-libris du propriétaire précédent sur le panneau avant intérieur. titre gravé avec vignette, titre, texte, 106 gravures et carte dépliante. Il y a un petit frottement sur les bords du dos et des plats avec de légères éraflures sur le bord inférieur. Un peu de noirceur sur les bords de la page, mais dans l'ensemble un très bel exemplaire. 290 par 220 mm (11½ par 8¾ pouces).

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    Book ID: 1896
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  • Le Mont Saint-Michel et ses abords. by MAYEUR, Arthur
    MAYEUR, Arthur
    Le Mont Saint-Michel et ses abords. Dix eaux-fortes originales par Mayeur avec Introduction et bois originaux du même auteur

    Paris: A. and M. Vernant, Typographie Ecole municipale Estienne, 1926. A beautiful copy of this limited edition in slipcase. Signed by Mayeur with a dedication to Monsieur & Madame Maréchal. This is example #49/100 copies on Van Gelder paper. Ten beautiful etched plates. Each numbered and signed by Mayeur. Softback, with cream covers. Glassine cover which is somewhat darkened. There is a small nick to glassine only to the spine. Small label to spine with copy number written. Also included is a card from Mayeur, with a handwritten note on it wishing the recipient best Christmas wishes for 1931. The plates are in perfect condition. Loose in gathers as issued. Held in what appears to be the original slipcase.…

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    Paris: A. and M. Vernant, Typographie Ecole municipale Estienne, 1926. A beautiful copy of this limited edition in slipcase. Signed by Mayeur with a dedication to Monsieur & Madame Maréchal. This is example #49/100 copies on Van Gelder paper. Ten beautiful etched plates. Each numbered and signed by Mayeur. Softback, with cream covers. Glassine cover which is somewhat darkened. There is a small nick to glassine only to the spine. Small label to spine with copy number written. Also included is a card from Mayeur, with a handwritten note on it wishing the recipient best Christmas wishes for 1931. The plates are in perfect condition. Loose in gathers as issued. Held in what appears to be the original slipcase. In very good condition, blue cloth and marbles sides, with just a little rubbing. 395 x 395 mm (15½ x 15½ inches). Un bel exemplaire de cette édition limitée sous étui. Signé par Mayeur avec une dédicace à Monsieur & Madame Maréchal. Il s'agit de l'exemple #49/100 exemplaires sur papier Van Gelder. Dix belles plaques gravées. Chacun numéroté et signé par Mayeur. Couverture souple, avec couvertures crème. Couvercle en verre un peu noirci. Il y a une petite entaille à glassine seulement à la colonne vertébrale. Petite étiquette au dos avec numéro d'exemplaire écrit. Une carte de Mayeur est également incluse, avec une note manuscrite dessus souhaitant au destinataire les meilleurs vœux de Noël pour 1931. Les assiettes sont en parfait état. Lâche dans les fronces comme émis. Tenu dans ce qui semble être l'étui d'origine. En très bon état, toiles bleues et côtés marbres, avec juste quelques frottements. 395 x 395 mm

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    Book ID: 3164
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  • North Italian Folk. Sketches of Town and Country Life by CARR, Mrs Comyns
    CARR, Mrs Comyns
    North Italian Folk. Sketches of Town and Country Life

    London: Chatto and Windus, 1878. First Edition. Original green cloth with decoration blind stamped in black and gilt to the front board. gilt titles to the spine. A little rubbing and bumping to the boards. Owner's inscription to the front end paper. The rest of the book is in good condition, with a touch of darkening to the page edges only. xii, 282, [ii], 36 pages. (Publisher's catalogue dated October 1877 to the rear of the book. 190 by 145mm (7½ by 5¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3346
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  • Paris by HARE, Augustus J. C.
    HARE, Augustus J. C.
    Paris

    London: George Allen, 1900. Second, revised edition. Two volumes. Original blue cloth, decorated in gilt and red. Binding in excellent condition, clean and bright. Internally clean and bright throughout. A lovely copy. Small bookplate to the title page states that these volumes belonged to the Byron Library, which was housed in the l'Hotel Continental in Rue Castiglione. 268, 290, (10) pp. 165 x 115 mm (6½ x 4½ inches). Deuxième édition révisée. Deux tomes. Toile bleue d'origine, décorée d'or et de rouge. Reliure en excellent état, propre et lumineuse. Intérieurement propre et lumineux. Un bel exemplaire. Un petit ex-libris à la page de titre indique que ces volumes appartenaient à la bibliothèque Byron, qui était logée dans l'Hôtel Continental…

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    London: George Allen, 1900. Second, revised edition. Two volumes. Original blue cloth, decorated in gilt and red. Binding in excellent condition, clean and bright. Internally clean and bright throughout. A lovely copy. Small bookplate to the title page states that these volumes belonged to the Byron Library, which was housed in the l'Hotel Continental in Rue Castiglione. 268, 290, (10) pp. 165 x 115 mm (6½ x 4½ inches). Deuxième édition révisée. Deux tomes. Toile bleue d'origine, décorée d'or et de rouge. Reliure en excellent état, propre et lumineuse. Intérieurement propre et lumineux. Un bel exemplaire. Un petit ex-libris à la page de titre indique que ces volumes appartenaient à la bibliothèque Byron, qui était logée dans l'Hôtel Continental de la rue Castiglione. 268, 290, (10) pages 165 x 115 mm

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    Book ID: 3207
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  • Paris and its Environs, displayed in a series of two hundred picturesque views. by PUGIN, A.
    PUGIN, A.
    Paris and its Environs, displayed in a series of two hundred picturesque views. From Original Drawings taken under the direction of A. Pugin, esq. The engravings executed under the superintendence of Mr. C. Heath. With Topographical and Historical descriptions in two volumes.

    London: Jennings and Chaplin. Both vols. printed in 1831. So vol. 1 is a second edition, and vol. 2 a first edition. Original blue green buckram with simple gilt titles to spine. Each volume has an engraved title page with vignette. Vol. 1 has 100 engraved views on 50 plates (good quality art paper). Vol. 2. has 102 views on 51 plates. Opposite each is a text sheet with text in English. To the verso of this is the same description in French. The edges of each plate have the original small stab marks to them. Boards are in excellent condition, with just a touch of bumping. Internally clean and tidy throughout with just a little foxing to some…

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    London: Jennings and Chaplin. Both vols. printed in 1831. So vol. 1 is a second edition, and vol. 2 a first edition. Original blue green buckram with simple gilt titles to spine. Each volume has an engraved title page with vignette. Vol. 1 has 100 engraved views on 50 plates (good quality art paper). Vol. 2. has 102 views on 51 plates. Opposite each is a text sheet with text in English. To the verso of this is the same description in French. The edges of each plate have the original small stab marks to them. Boards are in excellent condition, with just a touch of bumping. Internally clean and tidy throughout with just a little foxing to some pages. There is a weakening to the front hinge of volume 1. Now reinforced with archival tape. Augustus Charles Pugin (1762–1832) was an Anglo-French artist, architectural draughtsman, and writer on medieval architecture. He was the father of Augustus Welby Pugin, the celebrated Catholic architect. 300 by 230mm (11¾ by 9 inches). Les deux vol. imprimé en 1831. Donc vol. 1 est une deuxième édition, et le vol. 2 une première édition. Percaline bleu-vert originale avec des titres dorés simples au dos. Chaque volume a une page de titre gravée avec vignette. Vol. 1 comporte 100 vues gravées sur 50 planches (papier d'art de bonne qualité). Vol. 2. a 102 vues sur 51 planches. En face de chacun se trouve une feuille de texte avec du texte en anglais. Au verso de ceci est la même description en français. Les bords de chaque plaque portent les petites marques de coup d'origine. Les planches sont en excellent état, avec juste une touche de choc. Intérieurement propre et bien rangé avec juste un peu de rousseurs sur certaines pages. Il y a un affaiblissement de la charnière avant du volume 1. Maintenant renforcée avec du ruban d'archivage. Augustus Charles Pugin (1762-1832) était un artiste anglo-français, dessinateur d'architecture et écrivain sur l'architecture médiévale. Il était le père d'Augustus Welby Pugin, le célèbre architecte catholique. 300 par 230 mm (11¾ par 9 pouces).

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    Book ID: 1914
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  • Paris en Poche, Guide Pratique Conty. by CONTY
    CONTY
    Paris en Poche, Guide Pratique Conty. Collection des guides Conty

    Paris: Office des guides Conty. Fourth Edition. 1885 (identified from the three coloured sections to the rear). Red cloth with gilt decoration to the front and rear boards. A touch of creasing and darkening to the rear. Pages are clean and tidy, in Very Good condition throughout. Blue advertising end papers. Attractive engraved illustrations throughout. Folding map of the Bois de Boulogne and large folding map of Paris in a pocket to the rear. (Complete. The guide is in four sections. Similar to a Baedeker, The White pages give important information about churches, galleries, museums and parks etc. Next the yellow pages provide a guide to hotels, restaurants and cafes (up to date 1885). The blue pages then give…

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    Paris: Office des guides Conty. Fourth Edition. 1885 (identified from the three coloured sections to the rear). Red cloth with gilt decoration to the front and rear boards. A touch of creasing and darkening to the rear. Pages are clean and tidy, in Very Good condition throughout. Blue advertising end papers. Attractive engraved illustrations throughout. Folding map of the Bois de Boulogne and large folding map of Paris in a pocket to the rear. (Complete. The guide is in four sections. Similar to a Baedeker, The White pages give important information about churches, galleries, museums and parks etc. Next the yellow pages provide a guide to hotels, restaurants and cafes (up to date 1885). The blue pages then give information on "Paris Industriel" - notable companies etc. (up to date 1885). Finally the rose pages (now faded to white) are illustrated adverts. An attractive and interesting work. 280, 36, [36], 72, viii (index) pp. 140 by 90mm (5½ by 3½ inches). 4e édition. 1885 (identifié à partir des trois sections colorées à l'arrière). Toile rouge à décor doré sur les plats avant et arrière. Une touche de plis et d'assombrissement à l'arrière. Les pages sont propres et bien rangées, en très bon état général. Papiers de fin de publicité bleus. Illustrations gravées attrayantes partout. Plan dépliant du Bois de Boulogne et grand plan dépliant de Paris dans une pochette à l'arrière. (Complet. Le guide est en quatre sections. Semblable à un Baedeker, les pages blanches donnent des informations importantes sur les églises, les galeries, les musées et les parcs, etc. Ensuite, les pages jaunes fournissent un guide des hôtels, des restaurants et des cafés (à jour de 1885). Les pages bleues donnent ensuite des informations sur "Paris Industriel" - entreprises notables etc. (à jour 1885). Enfin les pages roses (désormais passées au blanc) sont des publicités illustrées. Ouvrage attrayant et intéressant. 280, 36, [36 ], 72, viii (index) p. 140 x 90 mm

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    Book ID: 3202
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  • Plan des Differens Camps du Vicomte de Turenne & du Comte Montecuculli, by RAMSAY, Andrew Micheal
    RAMSAY, Andrew Micheal
    Plan des Differens Camps du Vicomte de Turenne & du Comte Montecuculli, dans l'Ortnaw; en l'Aneé 1675.

    Amsterdam: Arkstée & Merkus, 1771. Map taken from the book Histoire du Vicomte de Turenne, Maréchal-Général des Armés du Roi : enrichie des plans de batailles & des sièges. Engraved by Coquart. In top right margin: 'Liv. 6 pag. 311 '. Also a page from the same book. 260 x 415 mm (10¼ x 16¼ inches). Both map and page are in a very good condition. Carte tirée du livre Histoire du Vicomte de Turenne, Maréchal-Général des Armés du Roi : enrichie des plans de batailles & des sièges. Gravé par Coquart. Dans la marge en haut à droite : 'Liv. 6 pages 311'. Aussi une page du même livre. 260 x 415 mm (10¼ x 16¼ pouces). La carte et la page sont en très bon état.

    Book ID: 2755
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  • Pompeii - engraved town map by NICHOLSON, T.E.
    NICHOLSON, T.E.
    Pompeii - engraved town map

    London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1832. Original engraved map of the extinct city of Pompeii. Below, a panoramic view of the archaeological site and the facades of fourteen important buildings. Partially coloured, as issued. Published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Drawn by W.B. Clarke, arch. In a good condition, with just a few very small closed tears to the page edge. Light creases, and small pin holes to outside edges only. Not affecting the map. Blank verso. 305 x 395 mm (12 x 15½ inches) plus borders.

    Book ID: 3043
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