16 November 2016, 14:00 GMT
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Lot 345: Spain.- Bourgoing (Jean-François).(24 views)
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Description: Bourgoing (Jean-François, Baron de) Travels in Spain, 3 vol., half-title to vol.2 only, 12 engraved folding plates and maps on 11 sheets, errata f. at end of vol.3, some offsetting, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, spines gilt and with black morocco label, vol.1 joint splitting, but holding firm, heads of spines little chipped, a few corners a little worn, rubbed, [Palau 34060], 8vo, for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789. ⁂ A very good unsophisticated set of this narrative by the French diplomat, writer and translator. Provenance: Robert Barclay, Clapham Terrace (engraved bookplates).