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MISSON, François Maximilien (1650?--1722)
[Nouveau voyage d'Italie. English. 1739]
A new voyage to Italy. With curious observations on several other countries: as Germany; Switzerland; Savoy; Geneva; Flanders, and Holland: together with useful instructions for those who shall travel theither. In two volumes. The fifth edition, with large additions ... and adorned with several new figures. ...
London: printed for J. and J. Bonwick, C. Rivington, S. Birt, T. Osborne, E. Comyns, E. Wicksteed, C. Ward, and R. Chandler, and J. and R. Tonson, 1739.
4 vols ; 20.2 cm. (8º)
I, pt. I: [8], lii,448 [i.e. 348] p., add. engr. t.-pl.., [9] pl. (4 fold) : wdcut illus.
I, pt. II: [4], 349--712 p., [3] pl. (2 fold.), [1] fold. letterpress table
II, pt. I: [2], 379, [3] p., [16] pl. (5 fold.) : wdcut illus.
II, pt. II: [2], 379--731, [1] p., [1] fold. pl. : wdcut illus.

With a dedication to the Earl of Arran signed by Maximilian Misson. Translation first published in 1695. Translated from the French Nouveau voyage d'Italie, first published at The Hague in 1691. ESTC t117547.

Copy Notes Imperfect; vol. II wanting plates 5, 8, 10, 13. Volume I plate 9 bound out of sequence in part II. Volume II, plate 17 bound in place of plate 5. Purchased for 16s. on 13 January 1783. (SNB).

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule and blind-tooled borders, gilt-tooled spines, red and green morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 2803


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