TRAVELS THROUGH SPAIN And PART Of PORTUGAL, with Commerical, Statistical, and Geographical Details. In Two Volumes. George Downing Whittington, - Attributed to.
TRAVELS THROUGH SPAIN And PART Of PORTUGAL, with Commerical, Statistical, and Geographical Details. In Two Volumes.
TRAVELS THROUGH SPAIN And PART Of PORTUGAL, with Commerical, Statistical, and Geographical Details. In Two Volumes.

TRAVELS THROUGH SPAIN And PART Of PORTUGAL, with Commerical, Statistical, and Geographical Details. In Two Volumes.

London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1808. 1st Printing. xxiii, [1], 178; [4], 244 pp. Vol I: Folding frontis ["Palace at the Escurial"] & folding map ["Spain and Portugal"] at p. 17. Vol II: Folding frontis ["Royal Palace of Aranjuez"], folding plate ["Royal Palace of St. Ildefonso."] at p. 52 and folding map ["Plan of the Bay of Cadiz"] follows p. 244. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 3-7/8". Later, but not recent, brown half calf with marbled paper boards with elaborate gilt decorated spine. Red speckled edges. Modest binding wear. Signature & bookplate of prior owner [Stanly C. Tarrant]. Foxing to prelims & plates. Overall, Very Good. Item #42005

Author attribution from Halkett & Laing, v. VI, p. 82.

"The following pages claim the merit of extreme accuracy. ... of such topics as ... Commerical, Statistical, and Geographical Details, which the writer ... hopes will be read with interest." [Advertisement, p. iii].

Somewhat scarce book on the subject, with RBH locating just two auction records, the last 2005.

Price: $495.00

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