Ex-library; John Drinkwater - A history of the late siege of Gibraltar - 1790

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Ex-library; John Drinkwater - A history of the late siege of Gibraltar - 1790
A book from the former library of writer/traveller/collector Boudewijn Büch, with nice engravings

John Drinkwater - A history of the late siege of Gibraltar: With a description and account of that garrison, from the earliest periods. - London, T. Spilsbury and Son, 1790 - 4th edition - xxiv, 356 pp. - full leather binding with gilt title - 28 x 23 cm.

Condition: Good. New leather back, the old calf boards are still present. New endpapers. 8 Of the maps and plates are repaired with cello-tape and the book also contains an old owner’s entry on the title. Stain on the lower side of the first map [see photo's].

4th edition, the first edition was published in 1785. Complete with 4 folded maps/plans and 6 folded views.

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