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A View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters. In two volumes by John Moore - Hardcover - 1787 - from Modern First Editions Ltd (SKU: 7055)

A View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters. In two volumes

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A View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters. In two volumes

by John Moore

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London: A Strahan and T Cadell, 1787. Fourth edition in most attractive contemporary binding of half polished calf over marbled boards with morocco spine labels. Both volumes have the book label of 'T Barton' and laid in 3 armorial bookplates of 'Kerrison'. Volume I has lost the top 2cm of the title page where a previous owner has neatly removed an earlier ownership inscription. A clean fresh copy internally. Moore, a Scottish medic by training, wrote the letters after undertaking a Grand Tour in the company of the youthful 8th Duke of Argyll. 1787

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Modern First Editions Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
7055
Title
A View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters. In two volumes
Author
John Moore
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A Strahan and T Cadell
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1787
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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Marbled boards
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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
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