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SWITZERLAND. ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT AND EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY W. H. BARTLETT by  William BEATTIE - First Edition - 1836 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 017260)

SWITZERLAND. ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT AND EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY W. H. BARTLETT

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SWITZERLAND. ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT AND EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY W. H. BARTLETT

by BEATTIE, William

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Most plates free from foxing, a few with moderate to heavy foxing. Some rubbing to the leather but bindings solid and rather att
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About This Item

London: George Virtue, 1836. First Edition. hardcover. Most plates free from foxing, a few with moderate to heavy foxing. Some rubbing to the leather but bindings solid and rather attractive. Very Good. Two quarto (8-1/4" x 11") volumes bound in plum embossed cloth with polished green calf leather spines and corners, matching morocco spine labels. Illustrated with engraved title pages in each volume, 106 steel-engraved plates after Bartlett, and a folding lithograph map of Switzerland.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017260
Title
SWITZERLAND. ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT AND EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY W. H. BARTLETT
Author
BEATTIE, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Most plates free from foxing, a few with moderate to heavy foxing. Some rubbing to the leather but bindings solid and rather att
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Virtue
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1836
Keywords
Mountains; Alps; Switzerland
Bookseller catalogs
Travel; Steel Engravings; W. H. Bartlett;

Terms of Sale

Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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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]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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