Lot 337 of 627:
Clarke, Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia, Africa...3 volumes  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia, Africa. Part the Second: Greece, Egypt, and the Holy Land

Author:
Clarke, Edward Daniel

Place:
London

Publisher:
T. Cadell and W. Davies

Date:
1812-1816

Description:

3 volumes. xix, [13], 715, [1]; xv, [13], xx, [14], 735, [1] pp. With 89  engraved plates, maps and plans (several folding), with additional vignettes and cuts in text. (4to) 27x21 cm (10½x8") half blue cloth and marbled boards, gilt spines. First Edition. 

Parts 1-3 (complete) of the second part of Clarke's travel observations. All plates and maps present. Clarke, a professor of mineralogy at Cambridge, traveled extensively at the opening of the 19th century publishing his observations in six volumes between 1810 and 1823. With bookplates of the Bath Public Reference Library.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear, soiling and rubbing to bindings, library numbers on spines, slitting to spine cloth of vol. 1; vol. 1 hinges cracked, some tears to front endpaper, binding loose but holding, scattered foxing throughout, offsetting from plates, foxing to maps, occasional perforated library stamp, some worm damage to page edges of pt. 3; good to very good.


 
Item number:
281502
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