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The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy; by Alfred Burton - First Edition - 1818 - from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA (SKU: 5358)

The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

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The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;: A poem in four cantos: with plates by Rowlandson, from the author's designs

by Alfred Burton

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this book would have been released earlier, but "impediments" and the plates delayed its release. There is also included a section for Notes and Errata. Without previous owners' names or other markings. 259 pp., [1]. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches.

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Bookseller
William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5358
Title
The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;
Author
Alfred Burton
Illustrator
Thomas Rowlandson
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W. Simpkin and R. Marshall
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1818
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Illustrated Literature; Fiction; European Literature; Bindings; Antiquarian;
Size
8vo

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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About William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

We are a brick & mortar store located between I95 and the Florida Turnpike. We focus on the visual aspects of books and the book as artifact. We have large Art and Graphic Art sections including haute couture magazines but also carry Architecture, Ancient & Classical History, Performing Arts and Books on Books & Antiques. We have a large selection of Antiquarian Books, Antique maps & Antique prints. Hours by chance or appointment.

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edges
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errata
Errata: aka Errata Slip A piece of paper either laid in to the book correcting errors found in the printed text after being...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
raised band(s)
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title page
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gilt
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