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A Sporting tour through various parts of France, in the year 1802: including a concise description of the sporting establishments, mode of hunting, and other field-amusements, as practised in that country; with general observations on the arts, sciences, agriculture, husbandry, and commerce: strictures on the customs and manners of the French People.

THORNTON, Thomas

Editorial: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1806
Condición: Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Two volumes. lxvi, 168, [6]; xii, 260, [8] pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, folding aquatint frontispiece, two engraved title pages, 46 aquatints, 9 of which are folding, 7 full page engraved plates, two engraved musical plates, plus numerous woodcut, engraved and aquatint tailpieces. 4to., 310 x 245 mm, bound in contemporary full English calf, red morocco spine labels. First Edition. Thomas Thornton, an Englishman, keen sportsman and keen Francophile, he was able to travel and hunt in France during the height of the Napoleonic Wars. After Waterloo, Thornton settled in France, where he eventually died in 1823. The superb aquatints depict everything from town prospects to sketches of French costumes. Volume 2 contains one plate, "Plan of the Entrance to Thornville Royal," which is not listed in the list of plates in Abbey or Tooley. Volume 2 front board detatched, otherwise a nice unsophisticated set. Abbey, Travel 84. Tooley 488. N° de ref. de la librería D14594

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Título: A Sporting tour through various parts of ...

Editorial: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London

Año de publicación: 1806

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good+

Edición: 1st Edition

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