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Rowlandson, Thomas (Illustrator
Journal Of Sentimental Travels In The Southern Provinces Of France, Shortly Before The Revolution by William Combe
London: R. Ackermann, 1821. First edition. leather_bound. 291 pages. 25 1/2 x 17 cm. 18 hand-colored aquatint plates. This, the first separate edition, appearing originally in Ackermann's "Repository of Arts" during the years 1817-1820; the latter containing seventeen plates only -- the extra plate, no.15 is listed in the Directions to the Binder, and as ABBEY LIFE pp.185 -186 notes, "Early impressions of the plates are clear and sharp, and compare well with the magazine issue," as are those in this copy. ABBEY TRAVEL 89. TOOLEY 415. Tall copy, plates generally clean and bright, some plate offsetting; light, occasional age-toning, bookplate, raised bands. Late 19th century three-quarter scarlet morocco and scarlet cloth with marbled endpapers. Teg. Near fine. Item #18462. [Attributes: First Edition]
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