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RAYE, Charles.

A Picturesque Tour through the Isle of Wight;...

Illustrated by numerous views.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Printed for the proprietor by Howlett and Brimmer, 1825

Stock Code: 132273

£2,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition. Plate no. VIII, Sand Rock near Niton, uncoloured in some copies (Abbey and a few institutional copies) is here hand-coloured as the rest.

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Description

Oblong quarto (209 x 278 mm). Original red straight-grain half roan, drab paper sides, front cover with red morocco title label lettered and bordered in gilt.

Illustrations

24 hand-coloured aquatints, with blank interleaves.

Condition

Early ownership inscription of Eliza Farquharson, Ballogie, [Aberdeenshire,] on front pastedown. Spine neatly restored at head, rear free endpaper supplied to style, the occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy.

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