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Cosmorama: A View of The Costumes and Peculiarities of All Nations by J. Aspin Esq. / [Vice Admiral Sir James Nicholl Morris] - 1st Edition  - 1827 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

Cosmorama: A View of The Costumes and Peculiarities of All Nations

by J. Aspin Esq. / [Vice Admiral Sir James Nicholl Morris]

Condition: Good Plus


London: J. Harris, 1827. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm). Quarter roan with printed paper covered boards. Slight wear to ends of spine, leather rubbed. Boards rubbed and marked with wear to corners. Several pages are protruding from the page block, but securely bound with all pages fully attached. Complete with 18 plates, containing 72 hand coloured illustrations, plate 13 is bound as the frontis, plates 15 and 18 are bound in the wrong sequences. Gift inscription to front free endpaper: 'William Morris Beaufort from his dear godfather Admiral Sir James Morris. K.C.B. 1828'. Morris was in command of HMS Colossus at the Battle of Trafalgar, where he was severely wounded. A nice solid example of this scarce first edition, with interesting provenance. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 404
  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1178E011
  • Title: Cosmorama: A View of The Costumes and Peculiarities of All Nations
  • Author: J. Aspin Esq. / [Vice Admiral Sir James Nicholl Morris]
  • Book condition: Used - Good Plus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Harris
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1827
  • Keywords: Napoleonic Wars, Nelson, Collingwood Travel_Exploration/World
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Travel: General;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / General;
  • Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm)


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