8vo., publisher’s green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front board which are decorated with a paler green art nouveau floral motif, top edge gilt, the others deckle, pp. xiii, 218, [6 pp. publisher’s advertisements]. Frontispiece and 31 other plates, numerous line-drawn illustrations to the text, folding sketch map at the rear. Binding chipped and bumped, spine slightly cocked, 2 plate leaves detached but present, pages browned and slightly foxed; otherwise a very good copy in fine art nouveau binding. Rare.
SCOTT, William., Rock Villages of the Riviera. With sixty illustrations from drawings by the author., Adam and Charles Black, 1898
Biographies & Letters
SHARP, Samuel., Letters from Italy, describing the Customs and Manners of that Country, In the Years 1765, and 1766. To which is Annexed, An Admonition to Gentlemen who pass the Alps, in their Tour through Italy. The Second Edition., [R. Cave] for W. Nicol, T. Becket, P. A. de Hondt and T. Cadell, 1767
PSALMANAZAR, George., Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the Name of George Psalmanazar; a Reputed Native of Formosa. Written by himself, In order to be published after his Death. Containing An Account of his Education, Travels, Adventures, Connections, Literary Productions, and pretended Conversion from Heathenism to Christianity; which last proved the Occasion of his being brought over into this Kingdom, and passing for a Proselyte, and a Member of the Church of England., Printed for the Executrix, 1764