• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    CARVER, Jonathan (1732-80). The New Universal Traveller. London: G. Robinson, 1779.

    Price Realised  

    CARVER, Jonathan (1732-80). The New Universal Traveller. London: G. Robinson, 1779.

    2o (368 x 239 mm). Engraved frontispiece, 30 engraved portraits, 18 engraved maps (one folding) and 7 engraved views (some minor staining to a few leaves). Contemporary polished calf, gilt rool-tooled border around sides, spine gilt in 7 compartments, second with gilt lettered morocco spine label (joints splitting).

    FIRST EDITION. "This compilation the widow of Captain Carver denied to be the work of her husband" (Sabin 11183).


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