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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Raffles, Thomas Stamford  
'THE HISTORY OF JAVA'. LONDON: BLACK, PARBURY, AND ALLEN, 1817
Estimation
6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 9,375 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
90

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Raffles, Thomas Stamford  
'THE HISTORY OF JAVA'. LONDON: BLACK, PARBURY, AND ALLEN, 1817
Estimation
6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 9,375 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Raffles, Thomas Stamford  
'THE HISTORY OF JAVA'. LONDON: BLACK, PARBURY, AND ALLEN, 1817
2 volumes, 4to (11 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.; 298 x 232mm). Half-titles, folding engraved map, hand-colored in outline, 65 engraved plates, 10 colored, 2 folding tables; some scattered foxing, not affecting aquatints but occasionally affecting other plates. Contemporary dark green morocco gilt attributed to C. Lewis, spines and covers panelled in gilt, double flat raised bands, yellow endpapers, gilt inner dentelles, gilt edges; corners bumped, rubbing to extremities, interior of joints just splitting. 


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Provenance

William Spottiswoode, publisher (engraved armorial bookplate to front pastedowns) — Franklin Brooke-Hitching (initials to front free endpaper; his sale, Sotheby's London, 30 September 2015, lot 1053)  

Bibliographie

Abbey, 'Travel' 554

Description

Brooke-Hitching copy. First edition, large paper issue.

The first English language history of Java. The colored costume plates are aquatints by William Daniell.

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