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EARLE, Augustus
Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from Original Drawings by Augustus Earle, Esq., Draughtsman of HMS 'Beagle'
London: 'Lithographed & Published, under the Auspices of the New Zealand Association, by Robert Martin & Co.', 1838. London: 'Lithographed & Published, under the Auspices of the New Zealand Association, by Robert Martin & Co.', 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. London, 'Lithographed & Published, under the Auspices of the New Zealand Association, by Robert Martin & Co.', 1838. Oblong folio (external dimensions approximately 380 × 550 mm), original lithographed pictorial title-wrapper, one leaf of letterpress description of the plates (verso blank), and 10 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Later half roan and cloth (by Morrell, London), lettered and ruled in gilt on the spine and front panel; extremities a little worn, with minor loss at the head and foot of the spine; cloth a little marked and unevenly discoloured; plates interleaved with blank paper; front wrapper creased, a little marked, and trimmed slightly (with a few short edge tears sealed), but remargined to size on all edges when rebound; unobtrusive blind-stamp in the blank margin of all twelve leaves (well clear of the printed surface on all plates, and half-hearted attempts have been made to remove it from the wrapper and letterpress leaf); sealed tears to the margins of the letterpress leaf and plates 4, 7 and 10 (well clear of the printed surface or images, and stopping short of the imprint line in the worst instance, plate 10); plate 7 a little browned; small marginal tidemarks to two plates (again, well clear of the images) and the letterpress leaf (which is also foxed and a little creased); minimal foxing to … [Click Below for Full Description]
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