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Naples and the Campagna Felice in a Series of Letters Addressed to a Friend in England in 1802 by  Lewis] [Engelbach - First Edition - 1815 - from Temple Rare Books and

Naples and the Campagna Felice in a Series of Letters Addressed to a Friend in England in 1802

by [Engelbach, Lewis]

Condition: Good

London: R. Ackermann, 1815. [4], 400pp, [10]. Rebound in full morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels filled with small flower heads, roundels and pointille, covers with an inner double fillet panel with elaborate corner pieces, an outer double fillet panel and an elaborate rolled frame of flowery stems and pointille, gilt roll to edges, gilt to inner edges, t.e.g. and marbled endpapers. Outer joints rubbed with some minor splitting, but holding, rubbed to extremities. Internally text is browned throughout, a few instances of small tears and chips to edges. Plates are tissue-guarded, these with off-setting, plates generally clean, though smaller than the text leaves. Lacking the preface leaves (pages 3-4), 'list of plates' leaf bound in at rear. With frontispiece, additional colour title page, double page map, single page map and fourteen plates as called for. The Cower and Doheny copy, Cower book plate to front pastedown and with the Doheny book label to ffep. Abbey Travel 166; Tooley 419; Rowlandson Grolier Catalogue 30. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000671
  • Title: Naples and the Campagna Felice in a Series of Letters Addressed to a Friend in England in 1802
  • Author: [Engelbach, Lewis]
  • Illustrator: Rowlandson, Thomas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R. Ackermann
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1815
  • Keywords: Naples, Colour Plate, Italy
  • Size: 8vo


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