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Dibdin Bibliomania Picturesque Bibliographical Tour 1821 Splendid 4 vol. set 200
1821. Click here to view a short video presentation.[Bibliomania, bibliographic studies, second Earl Spencer, Biblioteca Spenseriana, European Antiquities, Travelogue, antiquarian book dealers and sellers of rare books, 19th Century engraved European urban views, France, Germany]. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the set. One of the great works on the collecting of rare and early printed books, by one of the greatest bibliophiles of history. A classic in the field of bibliography and book collecting, a unique and endlessly fascinating account of European trips spent entirely in the pursuit of acquiring old and rare books and manuscripts of many kinds for a wealthy English patron. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Vols. 1-4, by the Rev. Tho. Frognall Dibdin, F. R. S. S. A. Published 1821, London, W. Blumer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press4 Volumes, each volume c. 450 pages. With Supplements, G. Lewis's "Physiognomy, Manners and Character.", and the detailed 66 pp. Bibliographic Index of all the works mentioned within the text at rear. First Edition. Frontis portrait, extra-illustrated with 117 full page engravings throughout, many beautifully printed on heavy paper, 83 smaller engraved vignettes printed on India paper and mounted within the text throughout [total of 200 engraved images]. Handsome and monumental period full leather bindings, each neatly and professionally rebacked by a skilled book binder many years ago, the repairs now age-worn and p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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