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Two volumes. 4to. iv-[viii], 188; [iv], 152 pp. Profusely illus. with 106 remarkably detailed steel engraved plates, plus 2 additional engraved half-title pages, and a folding map; some pages and plates switched or rearranged; light foxing to plate facing p. 132 of vol. II, sporadic marginal water stains to vol. 1. Rebound in modern decorative blind and gilt-stamped full green morocco, with five raised spine bands, a.e.g., slipcases. BEAUTIFULLY BOUND. Very good +. FIRST EDITION WITH 106 HIGHLY DETAILED STEEL ENGRAVED PLATES OF SWITZERLAND. The author, William Beattie (1793â€“1875), was a Scottish physician, poet, and secretary to the Duke of Clarence, but was perhaps best known for his descriptive and historical works, many of which were illustrated by W. H. BARTLETT. The illustrator, William Henry Bartlett (1809â€“1854) was a British artist, best known for his numerous steel engravings. First Edition.
Title: Switzerland. Illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work by W. H. Bartlett, Esq. [2 volumes].
Publisher: London:, George Virtue, 1836.: 1836
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV1944