Lot 102: [Maps] Rapin's History of England, 1785-1789
05 November 2016
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Paul de Rapin-Thoyras; N Tindal. THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. London, 1785-1789. Volumes 1-4. Volume four lacking all leaves after page 344. With 67 maps and plans (most folding), 6 tables, and 140 plates mounted on 88 leaves (of?). Plates cut out and mounted onto leaves, inserted by binder. 19th century 1/4 sheep defective, several boards detached, spine strips chipped and/or detached, well-worn overall and needing repair. Contents with some light foxing, occasions of faded water-stains, some maps with tears and frayed edges, a couple of maps with chips along fold, one map laid down, approx. 6 leaves with chips partially removing several lines of text (mostly at inner margin.) Fair overall, maps generally Good+/Very Good. AS-IS, sold primarily as a collection of maps.