The Punishments of China
The Punishments of China
The Punishments of China
The Punishments of China
The Punishments of China

The Punishments of China

1808 to 1808 United Kingdom

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[10], twenty-two plates, each with a leaf of explanatory text in English and French. Later full straight-grain morocco, wide bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels elaborate gilt with flower head and concave-sided lozenges, thin rules to bands, covers with thick and thin fillet border with flower head roll in gilt framing an inner blind roll and corner-pieces, gilt roll to outer edges, a.e.g. Rubbed to extremities, corners slightly bumped, scratching and scuffing to covers couple of small bumps towards foot of upper cover. Sporadic light foxing internally, some light soiling from handling to page edges, occasional light off-setting, but generally clean. Previous owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedown, which is spotted. Complete with twenty-two hand-coloured plates. First published in 1801, this edition for Miller was published in 1808, with the paper watermarked 1807 (see the note in Abbey)
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Colas 2010 (for 1st edition); Abbey Travel 532
Stock Code
001126
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