London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
WILLIS, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867). Letters from under a Bridge. And Poems. London: George Virtue, 1840. 4° (229 x 183mm). Additional engraved title, portrait and 9 plates after W.H. Bartlett, half title, 3 advertisement leaves and a blank at the end (plates lightly foxed). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (very slightly rubbed). Provenance: Prince Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (2 blue stamps at foot of title). FIRST EDITION. Sabin 104509.
HALL, Captain Basil (1788-1844). Travels in North America, in the Years 1827 and 1828. Edinburgh: Cadell and Co., 1829. 3 volumes, 12°. Hand-coloured folding engraved map by Lizars, folding printed table (short tear in folding map). Contemporary blue half calf, gilt spines with red lettering and numbering pieces. Provenance: E. Gower, 1831 (presention inscription on an endpaper in each volume from John Guggs). FIRST EDITION. Sabin 29725. Together with James Miller's New York as it is, or Stranger's Guide-Book (New York, 1879). (5)
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