Views in Spain

By: Locker, Edward Hawke

Price: NZ$2,800.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Moderate rubbing to joints. Small loss of leather at tips of corners of front board. (<1/2"). Small 1" tidemark to blank lower corner of first dozen plates. Small ink number added to top left corner of margin of plates. Plate 41 "Alcazar, Toledo", with accompanying letterpress leaf, is bound in preceding Plate 37 "Alcazar, ditto [Segovia]", which threw the annotator [they numbered both plates 41 and 37 as 37in the top corner, then skipped a number, so that from plate 43 onwards the numbering of the 60 plates again matches the numbering in the Contents list ("Views in Spain").] Title leaf with some foxing, minor staining and small abrasion to lower corner. Split to gutter at the rear hinge. Small 1/4" wide by 1/2" high chip to leather at tail end of upper joint. Minor rubbing and marks to leather boards. Plates generally very good with minimal foxing. Some foxing to final plate. No previous owner's markings. ; 60 lithograph plates + lithographed title with vignette illustration. Each plate accompanied by a leaf of letterpress. Without half-title page. Pagination: [2 (title)] [8 (preface)] [2 (contents - "Views in Spain"; "Errata" at end on verso)] (i)-ii ("To The Lord John Russell") [60] leaves letterpress + 60 plate leaves. Contemporary full red calf binding, with decorative gilt panels to both boards. Spine with gilt decoration, 5 bands, and leather lettering piece. Gilt decoration to edges of boards. Triple gilt ruled dentelles. Blue marbled endpapers and page edges. Page dimensions: 257 x 177mm. [Bibliographical reference: Abbey (Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860) 147]

Title: Views in Spain

Author Name: Locker, Edward Hawke

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1824

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 18292