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1820 Swiss Scenery Major James Cockburn Illustrated First Edition
1820. Click here to see our other books! Swiss Scenery From Drawings By Major Cockburn James Cockburn 1820 Rodwell & Martin : London 11" by 7.5" [5], vi-vii, [2], 2-200pp SUMMARY A beautifully illustrated topographical work on Switzerland in the nineteenth century, illustrated with sixty detailed engraved plates, bound in a half marbled calf binding. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 23.99 EU Postage: £ 18.99 European Postage: £ 19.99 Asia Postage: £ 31.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 32.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work.Illustrated with an engraved vignette title page, and sixty plates.Collated, complete.A beautiful collection of plates showcasing the picturesque scenes in Switzerland, as it was at the beginning of the nineteenth century.The scenes are briefly described in illuminative.Illustrated and written by James Pattison Cockburn. Cockburn was an artist, and a military officer born into a military family. He took sketchbooks with him as he travelled with the military, and drew as he was travelling around. His other works include 'The Route of the Simplon', 'Pompeii', and 'A Voyage to Cadiz and Gibraltar'.Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'S. A. Storey, 'West Holme', Heighington, ... 1921'. CONDITION In a half marbled calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing to the boards and spine. Light fading to the spine. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extrem … [Click Below for Full Description]
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