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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    CRAIG, William Marshall. Description of the Plates representing the Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume. [London: Richard Phillips, plates dated 1804]. 4° (259 x 202mm). 31 hand-coloured etched plates, all within a grey wash border (title very lightly browned). Red morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, sides with gilt border and cornerpieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Abbey Life 271. Abbey cites a copy which lacks the text to plate number 23, 'Poor Sweep'; it is, however, present in our copy.

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    CRAIG, William Marshall. Description of the Plates representing the Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume. [London: Richard Phillips, plates dated 1804]. 4° (259 x 202mm). 31 hand-coloured etched plates, all within a grey wash border (title very lightly browned). Red morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, sides with gilt border and cornerpieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Abbey Life 271. Abbey cites a copy which lacks the text to plate number 23, 'Poor Sweep'; it is, however, present in our copy.


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