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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    BURNET, Gilbert (1643-1715). Bishop Burnet's Travels Through France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland: Describing Their Religion, Learning, Government, Customs, Natural History, Trade Etc. ... London: printed for T. Burnet, at the Dove and Highlander, a Snuff Shop in Cecil Court, St. Martin's Lane, 1750. 12° (164 x 97 mm). Title printed in red and black (title very lightly soiled, a couple of text leaves with very light marginal staining). Contemporary calf, spine with raised bands, lettering piece in second compartment (covers very slightly warped, upper joint rubbed, corners bumped). Later edition with rare imprint of Burnet's popular anti-Catholic travelogue. With two other 18th-century travel books. (4)

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    BURNET, Gilbert (1643-1715). Bishop Burnet's Travels Through France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland: Describing Their Religion, Learning, Government, Customs, Natural History, Trade Etc. ... London: printed for T. Burnet, at the Dove and Highlander, a Snuff Shop in Cecil Court, St. Martin's Lane, 1750. 12° (164 x 97 mm). Title printed in red and black (title very lightly soiled, a couple of text leaves with very light marginal staining). Contemporary calf, spine with raised bands, lettering piece in second compartment (covers very slightly warped, upper joint rubbed, corners bumped). Later edition with rare imprint of Burnet's popular anti-Catholic travelogue. With two other 18th-century travel books. (4)


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