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Author - Porter, Robert Ker
Published - John Stockdale
Two volumes complete - Volume One - xi, , 303pp,  and Volume Two - viii, 296pp. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title labels to second panel, volume number in gilt to fifth, old private library labels to third. Chipped with small amount of loss to spine ends, rubbed, rear joint of volume one is split, holding on cords, but weak. Internally some off-setting from plates, some marginal soiling, previous owners name to head of title, with armorial ink stamp to front pastedowns, but generally fairly bright and clean. With forty-one aquatint and colour plates (as called for), including two folding. First published in 1809. Abbey Travel 13 (1st edition); Tooley 383; Howgego II:487-8; Nerhood 141 (1st edition); Colas 2407 (Four Swedish costumes and twenty-seven Russian - 1st edition); Brunet IV:828