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A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany by  T.F Dibdin - First edition, Large paper copy - 1821 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 302946)

A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany

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A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany

by Dibdin, T.F

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London: Printed for the Author by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1821. First edition, Large paper copy. Extra-illustrated with 2 original drawings, 152 plates, including portraits and views; and plates on India, mounted, of inserted vignettes. 3 vols. Large 4to. Early full navy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, gilt dentelles, a.e.g. First edition, Large paper copy. Extra-illustrated with 2 original drawings, 152 plates, including portraits and views; and plates on India, mounted, of inserted vignettes. 3 vols. Large 4to. With 2 Original Drawings by George Lewis. First edition, large paper copy, of Dibdin's "amusing account of his travels, with descriptions of of the contents of several of the chief libraries of Europe" (DNB), profusely illustrated with over 100 beautiful engraved plates (folding, full-page and in-text). Two original drawings by illustrator George Lewis are bound opposite the engravings based on them (Vol.. I, p. 17 and Vol. II, p. 163) -- one, fully realized in ink, and one a full original painting finished in gold. Jackson 89; Windle and Pippin A65

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
302946
Title
A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany
Author
Dibdin, T.F
Format/binding
Extra-illustrated with 2 original drawings, 152 plates, including portraits and views; and plates on India, mounted, of inserted
Book condition
Used - Early full navy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, gilt dentelles, a.e.g
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition, Large paper copy
Publisher
Printed for the Author by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1821
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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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