Book Description

2 vols. 4to, 2 engraved titles both with handcoloured vignettes of ships at sea and 81 coloured engravings including 3 plates engraved by William Blake. 2nd ed., large paper copy. Very fine in contemporary tree calf, rebacked with old backs laid down, red and black letter pieces.(Watermarks on paper: text 1796, plates, 1794, J. Whatman paper). The Large Paper copy of which only a few were printed was published coloured at £5.5s as opposed to the plain issue on ordinary paper at £3.3s. Abbey 719, Sabin 91075
Author STEDMAN Cap. J.G
Date 1806
Binding Contemporary tree calf
Publisher London
Condition Very fine in worn original cloth
Pages 2 vols

Price: £14000.00

Offered by Pennymead Books

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