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Book Description
London: D Midwinter, W Innys et al, 1740. Very Good. Coypel (illustrator). First Thus. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Quarter leather binding with five raised bands and a black label with gilt titles. Hard to find later Shelton edition. 21 folding engraved plates "From the French of Coypel". Includes xxiv pages of introductory material plus Contents in Vol 1 [with the dedication to Lord Walden misbound after xx], plus a 36-page index at the back of Vol 4. Vol I – xxiv [The Table of Contents 12 pages], 264pp with 4 folding engraved plates. Vol II – 238pp with 1 folding engraved plate. Vol III – 288pp with 11 folding engraved plates. Vol IV – 260pp with 5 folding engraved plates. All volumes signed to the end papers and title page by previous owners.
Dealer Notes
Externally

Spine – good condition – five raised bands, gilt titles and year of publication.
Joints – good condition – gently worn.
Corners – good condition – worn and rubbed.
Boards – good condition – marbled.
Page edges – good condition.
See above and photos.

Internally

Hinges – good condition – solid.
Paste downs – good condition.
End papers – good condition.
Title – good condition.
Pages – good condition.
Binding – good condition.
See photos
Author Cervantes
Date 1740
Publisher London: D Midwinter, W Innys et al.
Condition Good

Price: £1200.00

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