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64
[Combe, William]
A HISTORY OF MADEIRA. WITH A SERIES OF TWENTY-SEVEN COLOURED ENGRAVINGS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE COSTUMES, MANNERS, AND OCCUPATIONS OF THE INHABITANTS OF THAT ISLAND. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1821
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1,5002,000
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64
[Combe, William]
A HISTORY OF MADEIRA. WITH A SERIES OF TWENTY-SEVEN COLOURED ENGRAVINGS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE COSTUMES, MANNERS, AND OCCUPATIONS OF THE INHABITANTS OF THAT ISLAND. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1821
Estimate
1,5002,000
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[Combe, William]
A HISTORY OF MADEIRA. WITH A SERIES OF TWENTY-SEVEN COLOURED ENGRAVINGS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE COSTUMES, MANNERS, AND OCCUPATIONS OF THE INHABITANTS OF THAT ISLAND. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1821
first edition, 4to (275 x 188mm.), hand-coloured engraved vignette on title, and 27 hand-coloured aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4pp. of advertisements for works published by Ackermann at end, original green morocco-backed boards, uncut, lacking spine, becoming disbound
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Provenance

from the Ducal library of Saxe-Meiningen, Germany, oval ink library stamp on verso of title, probably Bernhard II Erich Freund, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1800-1882); J.C. Dick, armorial book label

Literature

Abbey, Travel 189; Tooley (1954) 150; Colas 1455; Lipperheide 1581

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