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Lot 424: Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.

Waverly Rare Books Catalog Auction 12-1-2016

by Quinn's Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016

Falls Church, VA, USA

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  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
  • Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS... 4 Vols. 1811-1816.
   
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Description: [Travel] Edward Daniel Clarke. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF EUROPE ASIA AND AFRICA. First 4 Vols of a 6-volume set: Part the First + Part the Second in 3 Sections: Section the First, Second the Second, Section the Third. Volume numbers I-IV in lower margin of first page of most signatures. Title pages are numbered by Part/Section. Lon: for T. Cadell and W. Davies/ by R. Watts, 1811-1816. ++ Part the First: RUSSIA TARTARY AND TURKEY (Vol I): 1811, Second Edition. [2], xvii, [15], 800pp. 48 plates/maps (6 folding). Minor foxing to frontis and a few other plates. ++ All 3 sections of Part the Second carry the title GREECE EGYPT AND THE HOLY LAND. Part the Second, Section the First (or Vol II): 1812, presumed 1st edition (no edition statement on title). [2], xix, [13], 715, Errata [1] pp. 33 plates/maps (3 folding, 2 others are battle plans with partial hand color). ++ Part the Second, Section the Second (or Vol III). 1814, presumed 1st edition. 28 plates/maps (4 folding). 2 plates have creasing and fraying to outer edge. [2], xv, [13], (20), 822 pp. ++ Part the Second, Section the Third (or Vol IV): 1816, presumed 1st edition. [2], xx, [14], 735, errata [1] pp. 27 (of 28) maps/plates (3 folding). 1 plate and several text leaves have minor curling at upper corner tip. ++ Plates include maps, floorplans, landscape, architecture, costume, and objects, mostly engraved, some aquatint. In addition to the plates, various partial-page illustrations (some engraved, some woodcut). 4to. Contemp ½ leather and cloth, marbled eps and edges, 1 vol has later marbled eps. Joints starting. Plates mostly near fine. 22.4 Lb.

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