1770 BARETTI, JOURNEY from LONDON to GENOA, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE, 2 VOLS

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  • Sold Date: Apr 05, 2012
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1770 BARETTI, JOURNEY from LONDON to GENOA, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE, 2 VOLS

A JOURNEY FROM LONDON TO GENOA, THROUGH ENGLAND, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, AND FRANCE BY JOSEPH BARETTI... LONDON PRINTED FOR T. DAVIES... MDCC LXX Selling here are the first two volumes (of four) of Joseph Baretti's 'A Journey from London to Genoa...' printed in London for T. Davies, 1770. 8vo, bound in worn period quarter calf over marbled boards. The text is seemingly continuous are complete, collation reads: vii, [1], 306; [2], 320pp. There are no plates present if called for This is one of a number of antiquarian books we have for auction without reserve, please View My Other Items For Sale .Condition: The books measure 13 cm by 19.5 cm. The bindings are holding reasonably firmly, upper hinge of vol 2 held by just a cord, the hinges all cracked, calf rubbed and chipped, general wear to surface and extremities. Textblocks holding firmly, contents generally in good condition if toned, with some scattered foxing / browning throughout, occasional minor creases or marks. Original plain endpapers with 18th century inscription and 19th century bookplate to upper pastedowns. Please study the pictures carefully and feel free to ask any questions.

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