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TRAVELS THROUGH PORTUGAL AND SPAIN, IN 1772 & 1773
London, Printed for the Author, and sold by G. Robinson, T. Becket, and J. Robson, 1775.. FIRST EDITION 1775. 4to, approximately 290 x 235 mm, 11½ x 9¼ inches, folding engraved map of Spain and Portugal as frontispiece, 6 engraved plates, 2 folding plus an engraved tailpiece representing the arms of Spain, pages: half-title, title page, iii pages of Preface, list of plates, 1-465 plus 6 pages of index, Errata on last page of index, bound in full panelled speckled calf, gilt decorated borders to covers, nicely rebacked with raised bands, gilt rules and gilt lettering, marbled endpapers. Board corners very slightly worn, armorial bookplate to first pastedown, name on it erased, half-title slightly creased (due to folding map), small blind library stamp to margin of 3 preliminary leaves and map, 1 on a middle page and 1 on the final page of index, slight foxing to margins of map, the plates have a little light foxing to margins and blank sides, a few top margins have some shallow strips of pale browning, small closed tear neatly repaired at top edge of 2 pages, another to the lower edge of 1 folding plate and 1 text page, also neatly repaired, pale age-browning to a few leaves particularly towards the end of the Appendix. A very good clean tight copy. The plates depict: views of Moorish castles; the aqueduct of Segovia; Our Lady of the Fish from the Escorial; musical notation for the Fandango; a view of the Alhambra; and a bull-fight at Cadiz. See Cox, The Literature of Travel, Volume 1 . MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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