Book Description

Printed by C. Corrall, Charing Cross, London for the Author, 1817 - 1818, first edition, second issue, [2]pp Preface, 30 aquatint plates each with descriptive text, contemporary half morocco, marbled paper covered boards with half morocco label to front board. Some spotting & toning to the pp, the plates generally bright and clean. The spine and corners have been professionally replaced after the orignals. A delightful example
Dealer Notes
Tooley 'English Books with Coloured Plates' 156, identified as the second issue as most of the plates have an 1818 imprint
Author Compton, Thomas (1749 - 1817)

Price: £1500.00

Offered by Gerald Baker

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