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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    BAKEWELL, Robert (1768-1843). Travels, comprising Observations made during a Residence in the Tarentaise, and various parts of the Grecian and Pennine Alps, and in Switzerland and Auvergne, in the Years 1820, 1821, and 1822. London: Longman [etc], 1823. 2 volumes, 8° (232 x 145mm). 4 hand-coloured aquatint plates, full-page wood-engraved illustrations (occasional spotting). Contemporary blue cloth-backed boards, spines with printed labels (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: illegible pencil signature on titles. FIRST EDITION. Lowndes I, 101. Bakewell, author of works on geology and mineralogy, was one of the first to establish the strata of mainland Europe. (2)

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    BAKEWELL, Robert (1768-1843). Travels, comprising Observations made during a Residence in the Tarentaise, and various parts of the Grecian and Pennine Alps, and in Switzerland and Auvergne, in the Years 1820, 1821, and 1822. London: Longman [etc], 1823. 2 volumes, 8° (232 x 145mm). 4 hand-coloured aquatint plates, full-page wood-engraved illustrations (occasional spotting). Contemporary blue cloth-backed boards, spines with printed labels (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: illegible pencil signature on titles. FIRST EDITION. Lowndes I, 101. Bakewell, author of works on geology and mineralogy, was one of the first to establish the strata of mainland Europe. (2)


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