A Picturesque Tour along The Rhine from Mentz to Cologne: with illustrations of the scenes of remarkable events and of popular traditions. Embellished with twenty-four highly finished and coloured engravings from the Drawings of M. Schuetz;
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and accompanied by a map. Transl. from the German by John Black. London: R. Ackermann 1820. LARGE PAPER COPY bound in a stunningly ornate full crushed two-tone oasis binding by Zaehnsdorf of London. Extra gilt borders on both front & rear covers. Spine gilt panelled. Inside dentelles. All edges gilt. Silk wove endpapers. Folio (measuring 41 x 33cm.). (xvi 178pp.). With 24 magnificently hand-coloured aquatint plates each with a protective tissue-guard and folding engrv. map at end hand-coloured in outline. Preserved in specially made fleece-lined qtr. morocco folding solander case with gilt title and raised bands to spine. According to Abbey Travel No. 217 only 50 large paper copies were produced. NOTE: To fully appreciate its binding we would be happy to supply photographs of this item on request.
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