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New amusements of the German Spa: Written in French, in the year 1763. by  Jean-Philippe de LIMBOURG - First English - 1764 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

New amusements of the German Spa: Written in French, in the year 1763.

by LIMBOURG, Jean-Philippe de

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1764 1st English ed Limbourg Amusements of SPA Health Medicine Mineral Waters
Jean Philippe de Limbourg was a Belgian physician and chemist who holds a reputation for his frequenting public baths in Spa Belgium during the 18th-century. He published a treatise on the public baths – a 'tourist guide' of sorts, which also served as a book for discussing healthy living, and health benefits of going to the spa.
This 1764 first English edition of 'New Amusements' is illustrated with five impressive folding engravings including one of a map of the environs of Spa. Item number: #5335Price: $550
LIMBOURG, Jean-Philippe de
New amusements of the German Spa : Written in French, in the year 1763.
London : Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers ; W. Owen ; W. Sandby ; and R. Baldwin, 1764. First English edition.
Details: Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumesVol. 1 – xix, [1], 2565 folding platesVol. 2 – [4], 306Language: EnglishBinding: Leather; tight & secureSize: ~6.75in X 4.25in (17.5cm x 10.5cm)
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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5335
  • Title: New amusements of the German Spa: Written in French, in the year 1763.
  • Author: LIMBOURG, Jean-Philippe de
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: L. Davis and C. Reymers ; W. Owen ; W. Sandby ; and R. Baldwin
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1764
  • Keywords: 1764 1st English ed Limbourg Amusements of SPA Health Medicine Mineral Waters rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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