Shaw, Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Leva…
Shaw, Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Leva
Shaw, Thomas. Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant. [With] A Supplement to a Book Entituled Travels, or Observations … wherein some Objections lately made against it are fully considered and answered: with several additional Remarks and Dissertations. Two First Editions. Oxford, Printed at the Theatre, 1738 & 1746. Folio, 35 x 22 cm. (2) [later blanks], Half-title, Title Page, (4) [To the King-Dedication], xv [Preface], Errata, 442 pages, (2)[title + Content], 60 pages, (8) [Index], title page ‘Supplement’, xvi [Preface], 112 pages, (2) [later blanks]. Total of 35 engraved plates, of which 9 are folding. Later quarter brown morrocco with gilt title on spine. Decorated boards. Red speckled edges and marbled end papers. Losely inserted image of the author (see images). Very good condition. Sound binding, some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges dust dulled. A few pages (most notably half-title and title page) have been professionally repaired after paper losses to lower foredge corner (see images). Internally mildly age darkened, otherwise very clean. A very nice copy of the 1738 first edition and also the ‘Supplement…’ published in 1746.
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