Jenkins, James (publisher) | Jenkins's Martial Achievements of Great Britain in a handsome Bayntun binding
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Jenkins, James (publisher)
The Marital Achievements of Great Britain and her Allies from 1799 to 1815. London: for Js. Jenkins by L. Harrison and J. C. Leigh, 
4to (347 x 283 mm). Engraved title with pictorial vignette, 52 hand-colored engraved plates including engraved dedication leaf with hand-colored coat-of-arms of the Duke of Wellington; occasional light offsetting from text onto plates, but with very good hand-coloring. Full red morocco, spine gilt in six compartments, covers with gilt floral borders, central panels with gilt lozenge pattern, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, by Bayntun; slight rubbing to spine, lower cover.
An attractive tall copy of Jenkins's Marital Achievements, with fine coloring.
Charles E. Dunlap (bookplate)
Abbey, Life 365; Tooley 281
Condition as described in catalogue entry.
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