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The History and Topography of Holland and Belgium. Translated by William Gray Fearnside. Illustrated with Splendid Engravings from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett

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The History and Topography of Holland and Belgium. Translated by William Gray Fearnside. Illustrated with Splendid Engravings from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett

by Van KAMPEN, Professor N.G

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  • hardcover
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London: George Virtue, 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London, George Virtue, [1850s?]. Large octavo, [iv], 204 pages plus 61 plates, a folding map and an extra engraved title page with a vignette illustration. Original blind-stamped cloth, all edges gilt; cloth slightly marked and rubbed, with a little wear to the extremities; gilt edges slightly flecked and marked; contemporary ownership inscription (January 1862); front inner hinge cracked but firm; minimal light foxing, confined mainly to the tissue guards and the versos of some plates; tiny stain to the leading margin of a dozen consecutive plates and to the bottom corner of the last nine plates, a few contingent leaves and the map (nowhere near any printing); a very good copy.

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Bookseller
Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
77011
Title
The History and Topography of Holland and Belgium. Translated by William Gray Fearnside. Illustrated with Splendid Engravings from Drawings by W.H. Bartlett
Author
Van KAMPEN, Professor N.G
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Virtue
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1850

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About Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

The business was established in Adelaide in March 1976 and is a longstanding member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the Australian Antique Dealers Association (AADA). A large out-of-print and antiquarian stock is maintained at our retail outlet in the centre of Adelaide; mail-order catalogues of our specializations are issued and a representative selection of our stock is online.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
First Edition
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
Cloth
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