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Lot 223: [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY: "Chas Hempel to Henry Gibbs 1825" (Gibbs was a print-publisher and printer (fl. 1823-1844)). Provenance:  Reuben Jay Flick (1816-1890) and [Captain] Graham M. Adee (bookplate). Flick was a Pennsylvanian banker and industrialist. [Abbey, Life 305, Tooley, 259, Hardie, pp. 190/91.]

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
  • [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY:
   
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Description: [HEMPEL, Charles William]. The commercial tourist; or, gentleman traveller. A satirical poem, in four cantos, embellished with coloured engravings.  London, sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1822. 8vo. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 4 aquatint plates by and after Isaac Robert Cruikshank (some offsetting from plates on to text). Later half calf, binding by John Bumpus of Oxford (rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY: "Chas Hempel to Henry Gibbs 1825" (Gibbs was a print-publisher and printer (fl. 1823-1844)). Provenance:  Reuben Jay Flick (1816-1890) and [Captain] Graham M. Adee (bookplate). Flick was a Pennsylvanian banker and industrialist. [Abbey, Life 305, Tooley, 259, Hardie, pp. 190/91.]

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