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Bunney and Gold, London. 4 volumes thick quarto, consisting of vol.1, Jan -June 1799, Vol.4, July -Jan. 1801, vol. 6, July -Dec. 1801, vol.7, Jan -July 1802. With fine aquatint plates. Fairly recently rebound in half light tan calf, marbled boards and morocco labels to spines. Vol.1: front inner end paper joint cracked in one place and misbound with pp 349-342 lacking and with the preceding pages in duplicate.(That's lack of concentration in the bindery.) Vol. 4 : Complete. Vol.6 ; Small water stain to top corner of first 3 plates. 2 leaves bit soiled, slt crack to rear end paper. Vol.6 : Lacking plate 87, chart of Newfoundland. Inner end paper joints a bit cracked. Beautifully printed on fine quality paper with uncut edges and very scarce. A periodical publication conveying the immediacy of the events.The collation of individual vols now follows:- Vol.1. Jan- June 1799. [x], [1], 2-554, [43], [1],pp. Frontis , dedication page and vignette title page and 13, plus [2] plates. As stated above, pp 349-352 are lacking, having been bound with duplicates of the preceding pages. This error is noticed in other copies. Vol. 4, [July 1800}- Jan.1801. [x], [1], 2-528, [8]pp. Vignette title page and 13 plates. Vol.6. July -Dec. 1801. [x], [1], 2-516, [12]pp. Vignette title page and 14 plates. There is a water stain to the top fore edge of the title page although this does not affect the engraved surface. Vol.7. Jan-July 1802. [x], [1], 2-532, [8], pp. Vignette title page and 11 plates, lacking plate 87, 'Chart of Newfoundland. A HEAVY SET REQUIRING ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS. PLEASE CONT … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: David Wright Private Collection [Lowestoft, SUFF., United Kingdom]
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