9 December 2009
LOCKER, Edward Hawke (1777-1849). Views of Spain. London: John Murray, 1824.
4o (287 x 229 mm). Title vignette on India-proof paper, 60 lithographed plates by Harding, Hullmandel and Westall after the author. 19th-century green morocco elaborartely gilt (spine evenly faded to brown). Provenance: Bindon Blood (bookplate and pencil note dated 7. Nov. 1927 on title).
FIRST EDITION. An unusually fine, unfoxed copy of this outstanding early example of lithography. Abbey Travel 147.
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