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Travels Through Spain, With A View To Illustrate The Natural History And Physical Geography Of That Kingdom, In A Series Of Letters. Interspersed With Historical Anecdotes; Adorned With Copper-Plates And A New Map Of Spain; Written In The Course Of A Late Tour Through That Kingdom. The Second Edition, With Improvements And Corrections. A generously margined copy in a superb eighteenth century binding.
Printed For R. Baldwin; And Pearson And Rollason 1782 - Quarto 12 x 9 1/2 inches. Bound in beautiful contemporary speckled calf with black leather title label and most attractive gilt decoration to the spine; gilt roll to boards gilt edges; turn-ins with blind decoration; edges speckled red; marbled endpaper. There is some light rubbing, a couple of scuff marks on the lower board and a little knocking the corners - a particularly well preserved binding. viii, 459pp. Complete with frontispiece, Figure Of Minerva with dedication, before the preface; map of Spain with engraved vignette, 6 plates and a copper-engraved colophon. There are a couple of minor tears where two of the plates have been folded and a small piece of the blank fore-edge of M6 is missing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA, ILAB]
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