11 - 13 July 2000
LONDON - PAPWORTH, John Buonarotti (1775-1847). Select Views of London. London: J. Diggens for R. Ackermann, 1816.
8° (278 x 190mm). 2pp. publishers' advetisment leaf at back. 76 hand-coloured aquatint and line-engraved plates, two after Pugin, 5 folding. (Occasional light spotting, plate XLIX loosely inserted and with lightly soiled margins). Original boards, uncut (neatly rebacked, original paper title-label laid down), 20th-century red cloth folding cover, all within red morocco slip-case gilt, modelled as a book.
First edition in book form, issue without Papworth's name on the title. The issue with the author's name is "somewhat scarcer than those without": Abbey Scenery 217; Tooley 361.
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