3 December 2010
KALTHOEBER, Christian, Binder. [GOSTLING, George]. Extracts from the Treaties between Great Britain and other Kingdoms and States of such Articles as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War. London: n.p., 1792.
4o (294 x 239). Engraved portrait frontispiece (some light spotting). Contemporary red goatskin, triple gilt-ruled border enclosing a border of gilt roundels, gilt anchors at the corners, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in one compartment, a repeated gilt panel with anchor ornament in the rest, board edges gilt, turn-ins with gilt Greek key roll border, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of A VIEW OF GREENWICH FROM THE THAMES, by Kalthoeber (with his orange ticket on the endleaf, partially oxidized) (some scuffing and staining).
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