BRADFORD, William. Sketches of the country, character, and costume, in Portugal and Spain... London: William Savage for John Booth, 1809; Bound with: Sketches of the Military Costume in Spain and Portugal. Intended as a supplement to... Bradford's Sketches... London: William Savage for John Booth, 1810 [pre-publication watermarks].
2 parts in one volume, large 4° (347 x 260mm.). 53 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Bradford and H.Michek by I.Clark (without the uncoloured frontispiece found in some later issues, text leaf numbered 24 torn and repaired, some light offsetting onto plates). Later speckled calf, gilt, by Bickers & Son. Provenance: The Earl St.Germans (armorial bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. An early issue in which the frontispiece is probably not required. Cf. Abbey Travel 135; Tooley 106.