A new edition. Vii, , 207p, illus. Pp.197/200 detached. Folding map as frontis. Original pictorial printed paper covered boards with roan spine with title, author, and rules in gilt. Uncommon thus. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Scenes in Europe and Asia, for the amusement...
Editorial: London: John Harris
Año de publicación: 1827
Descripción sp;- London - John Harris, 1837. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: GOOD ONLY. A scarce guide in entertaining scenesto travel in Europe and Asia, illustrated with two fold out maps, one of Europe and one of Asia and engraved plates of illustrations throughout. A new edition, enlarged. Written in two sections, separately paginated, the first for Europe, the second for Asia. Written as though from the perspective of a travelling youth reporting back for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. Previous owner's leather bookplate dated Christmas 1837 tipped in to front pastedown. Condition: In quarter crushed morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing to boards. Rear joint starting, front board detached with past tape repairs to spine, rear hinge strained. Internally, text block firmly bound, but with frontispiece detached and first few pages starting due to joint and with free endpapers absent. Bright but withslight scattered foxing, in particular to plates and handling marks to pages and odd slight tidemarks to plates. Closed tears to pages 25-30 of first part. Overall: GOOD ONLY. Nº de ref. de la librería 026643