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J. J. PREVOST L'Irlande au dix neuvième siècle

J. J. PREVOST

L'Irlande au dix neuvième siècle

Mandeville[ Curmer ], Paris 1845 (S.d), In-4 (22,5x28,5cm), 126pp. 62Pl., relié.


A magnificently illustrated first edition of 62 plates engraved on steel by Bartlett, including a frontispiece and an engraved title, all on strong vellum. Introduction by Baron Taylor. A map.
Binding in half red morocco with corners of shagreen about 1860 signed Amand. Back to jansenist nerves. Gilded title. Friction at the head and edges. A shuttle to a corner. Small dark spot on the leather of the upper dish. Set very fresh except a few rare browns, especially on the margins of 2 boards that contain many. Large margin copy, not trimmed.
The text is the narration of the journey realized by Prévost, this one starts in London, Windsor, Bristol then disembarks in Cork and visits all the Ireland. Historical and geographical considerations. Moors of the Irish ...

450 €

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