Lot 58 of 175:
Engraved vignettes after work by J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Stothard  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Italy, A Poem and Poems
Author:
Rogers, Samuel
Place:
London
Publisher:
T. Cadell
Date:
1830-1834
Description:

Two volumes. Engraved vignettes throughout chiefly after work by J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Stothard. 8vo, original binding - paper covered boards with printed paper spine label. First Editions with these illustrations (of both books) and the first complete edition of Italy in one volume. 

Executed by some of the  best line-engravers of the day. Most importantly, they include Edward Goodall (1795-1870), William Finden (1787-1852), and Wm. Bernard Cooke (1778-1855). Italy has the announcement of an earlier edition of the Poems; and Poems has three pages of Moxon ads (dated Dec. 1, 1833). These two works were originally issued in 1822-1823, and in 1812. 

Donated by Charles A. Goldsmid, Claremont, CA.

 
 
Lot Amendments
In original boards binding.
Condition:
Chipping to spine ends; Italy has an unidentified bookseller's description tipped-in; Poems has a 1833 and 1835 prior owner signatures. Italy has an 1830 inscription.
 
Item number:
244021
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