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Auction archive: Lot number 133

Quarantine.- Plague.- Hospitals.- Howard (John) An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe, first edition, Warrington, William Eyres, 1789; bound before, [Aiken (John)] Appendix containing Observations concerning Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, ...

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$263 - US$395
Price realised:
£170
ca. US$223
Auction archive: Lot number 133

Quarantine.- Plague.- Hospitals.- Howard (John) An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe, first edition, Warrington, William Eyres, 1789; bound before, [Aiken (John)] Appendix containing Observations concerning Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, ...

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$263 - US$395
Price realised:
£170
ca. US$223
Beschreibung:

Quarantine.- Plague.- Hospitals.- Howard (John) An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe, first edition, half-title, 22 engraved plates, 20 folding, occasional small tears, large folding table, small tear, occasional spotting and soiling, faint staining to first few leaves, Warrington, William Eyres, 1789; bound before, [Aiken (John)] Appendix containing Observations concerning Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, first issue, [1791], together 2 works in 1 vol., bookplate of the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, 4to. ⁂ Howard spent 15 months from 1785, travelling throughout western and southern Europe inspecting lazarettos (quarantine stations) for the treatment of plague victims.

Auction archive: Lot number 133
Auction:
Datum:
4 Apr 2019
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
info@forumauctions.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Quarantine.- Plague.- Hospitals.- Howard (John) An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe, first edition, half-title, 22 engraved plates, 20 folding, occasional small tears, large folding table, small tear, occasional spotting and soiling, faint staining to first few leaves, Warrington, William Eyres, 1789; bound before, [Aiken (John)] Appendix containing Observations concerning Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, first issue, [1791], together 2 works in 1 vol., bookplate of the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, 4to. ⁂ Howard spent 15 months from 1785, travelling throughout western and southern Europe inspecting lazarettos (quarantine stations) for the treatment of plague victims.

Auction archive: Lot number 133
Auction:
Datum:
4 Apr 2019
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
info@forumauctions.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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