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William Coxe
Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political enquiries. Illustrated with charts and engravings
London: Printed by J.Nichols for T. Cadell, 1784. London : Printed by J.Nichols for T. Cadell, 1784 A fair copy of the 1st edition in 2 volumes in contemporary full leather binding. William Coxe travelled extensively throughout Europe in his role as a tutor and companion. His account is detailed and comprehensive. This copy is in contemporary full calf with title and volume labels to spine and elaborate gilt compartments. The boards have gilt ruled lines to edges. The binding has very weak spine joints with splitting to all. The spine to Vol II has a vertical crease. The boards are still attached, but repair is needed. The boards are very clean with only minor scuffing. Corners are rubbed with light leather loss. Contents - Vol I: title page; dedication; preface 2pp; subscribers' list 6pp; contents 4pp; half title; fold out map of Poland; text pp 3-236 with 3 plates; half title; fold out map of Russia; text pp 239-588 with fold out plans of Moscow and St Petersburg, specimen letter, and 3 plates; appendix 589-590. Vol II: title page; contents list 4pp; half title; text pp 3-312 with 2 text engravings, 2 plates and 2 charts; Travels into Sweden pp 313-513 with fold out map of Southern provinces of Sweden, a plan of Stockholm, a folding plan of the Canal of Trolhaetta, and 3 plates; Travels into Denmark pp 514-599, with folding map,and folding plans of Copenhagen and the Canal of Kiel, Appendix 1 pp 600-611; Index and Errata to both volumes pp 613-632. The contents are clean and maps and plates are in very good condition. Both volumes have an ink signature to the top of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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