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SAMS, William (publisher). A Tour through Paris. illustrated with twenty-one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letterepress. London: William Sams, [no date, but plates watermarked 1825].
4° (365 x 260mm). 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates. 20th-century purple morocco gilt, coveers with triple fillet border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, the others with repeat pettern in gilt, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges, by Zaehnsdorf.
A FINE COPY of the (?)second issue of a work that originally appeared in 1824, under the title 'Tour of Paris'. Abbey Travel 114 & cf.113; together with Segard and Testard Picturesque Views of Public Edifices in Paris (London, 1814). (2)
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