Author:Michell, Nicholas [Extra-illustrated by Richard Bate (1775-1856)]

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Ruins of Many Lands. A Descriptive Poem.

By: Michell, Nicholas [Extra-illustrated by Richard Bate (1775-1856)]

Price: NZ$3,625.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg and Co.: 1850

Seller ID: 16893

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing to leather at joints and edges and corners of boards. Gutter split at front hinge. Portrait frontispiece has some foxing and a vertical crease to the inner margin. ; [4] viii (ix-xvi hand-numbered additional manuscript contents leaves) (9)-394 pages. Portrait frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with 95 additional pen, ink and wash drawings by Richard Bate.The illustrations are skillfully executed and evocative. Each illustration initialed "R. B.", and dated between 1854 and 1856. Dates usually indicate the month, sometimes just the year. The illustrations have presumably ... View more info