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Auction archive: Lot number 9

Ɵ FITZCLARENCE, Lieutenant-Colonel. Journey of a Route across India. First Edition.1819.

Estimate
£600 - £800
ca. US$753 - US$1,004
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 9

Ɵ FITZCLARENCE, Lieutenant-Colonel. Journey of a Route across India. First Edition.1819.

Estimate
£600 - £800
ca. US$753 - US$1,004
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

FITZCLARENCE, Lieutenant-Colonel George Augustus (1794 - 1842). Journey of a Route across India through Egypt to England. John Murray 1819. single volume, first edition, 4to, (273 x 230mm), contemporary full-calf, raised bands, red leather panels lettered in gilt to spine, new e/ps., nautical bookplate of John Montagu Ratner, lacks half-title, dedication leaf, directions to the bookbinder leaf, errata, 7 engraved maps and plans, (one folding, 4 with explanatory letterpress leaf), 9 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 3 plain plates, 502pp. Abbey, Travel 519. An account of the author's journey from India to England in 1817-18 whilst carrying despatches. The author was the eldest son of William IV by Mrs Jordan, he served as aide-de-camp to Hastings in India 1816-17 and became first Earl of Munster in June 1831. (Qty. 1). Condition Report: boards a little scuffed, toning and occasional foxing, some heavier in places, folding map heavily foxed, plates and plans mostly clean and bright. Condition Report Disclaimer

Auction archive: Lot number 9
Auction:
Datum:
27 Apr 2022
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

FITZCLARENCE, Lieutenant-Colonel George Augustus (1794 - 1842). Journey of a Route across India through Egypt to England. John Murray 1819. single volume, first edition, 4to, (273 x 230mm), contemporary full-calf, raised bands, red leather panels lettered in gilt to spine, new e/ps., nautical bookplate of John Montagu Ratner, lacks half-title, dedication leaf, directions to the bookbinder leaf, errata, 7 engraved maps and plans, (one folding, 4 with explanatory letterpress leaf), 9 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 3 plain plates, 502pp. Abbey, Travel 519. An account of the author's journey from India to England in 1817-18 whilst carrying despatches. The author was the eldest son of William IV by Mrs Jordan, he served as aide-de-camp to Hastings in India 1816-17 and became first Earl of Munster in June 1831. (Qty. 1). Condition Report: boards a little scuffed, toning and occasional foxing, some heavier in places, folding map heavily foxed, plates and plans mostly clean and bright. Condition Report Disclaimer

Auction archive: Lot number 9
Auction:
Datum:
27 Apr 2022
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
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