Samuel Ireland - A Picturesque Tour Through Holland, Brabant and France - 1790

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Samuel Ireland - A Picturesque Tour Through Holland, Brabant and France - 1790
Géographie, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes - Quantité : 2

Samuel Ireland
A Picturesque Tour Through Holland, Brabant, And Part Of France: Made In The Autumn Of 1789.
Illustrated With Copper Plates In Aqua Tinta From Drawings Made On The Spot.

Vols. 1 & 2 1st edition
Absolutely rare collectible
All 44 plates present

Published by T. & I. Egerton in London, 1790

A beautiful 2-volume illustrated travel book about The Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France. The plates were engraved by Cornelis Apostool of Amsterdam (First Director of the Rijksmuseum). With fine views of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Leiden, Antwerp (BE), Paris (FR), Brussels (BE), Haarlem, Breda, The Hague, Delft, Dordrecht, Gorinchem, Bergen op Zoom, Rijswijk, Scheveningen, Vianen, Amiens (FR), Dover (UK) Valenciennes (FR) and several views of Paris (FR) during the French Revolution.

Description: Two leather-bound volumes with gilt titles on spine. Vignette on title page of each volume. Copper plate aqua tint plates all with tissue guards. All plates present, 28 in the frist volume, 16 in the second volume.

Condition: Nice and well-preserved copies on strong, thick paper. Crease marks and cracks along the edges of the spine of each volume (see detail photos). Top of the spines heavily worn (see photos). Binding is still good and tight however, with book blocks firmly held together. Plates come with some foxing, mostly along the page edges (see photos). Overall good condition given the age of these historic volumes.

Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
2
Sujet
Géographie, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Samuel Ireland
Titre du livre
A Picturesque Tour Through Holland, Brabant and France
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1790
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
London: T. & I. Egerton, Whitehall
Reliure
Cuir
Nombre de pages
422
Dimensions
23.5×16 cm
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