TRAVELLING SKETCHES in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and…

TRAVELLING SKETCHES in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine. With Twenty-Six Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield.

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. Octavo, original publisher's red sheep decorated in blind and gilt, with spine lettering stating "Heath's Picturesque Annual 1832", cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 256, [2] pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispiece and engraved title, wi th tissue guard, inserted before the letterpress title. 24 steel engravings with tissue guards inserted in text. All plates present (26 in all). The roan binding is scuffed to the edges of the boards and to the joints; frontispiece and engraved title (which is headed "Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832") are foxed and yellowed; the other plates all have some foxing to the margins and blank sides, but only a small minority have any foxing in the image and then only lightly; occasional offsetti ng to pages adjacent to the plates; else a VG copy, text quite clean and unworn.

Book ID: 15116
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