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BATTY, Elizabeth Frances (fl. 1809--1820)
Italian scenery. From drawings made in 1817. By Miss Batty.
London: published by Rodwell & Martin, 1820.
[8], 197, [1] p., engr. t.-pl., 60 engr. pl. : [1] engr. illus. ; 26.2 cm. (8°)

With Thomas Davison's imprint on the verso of the title-page and at the end. Dedicated by Miss Batty to her father, Dr Batty, M.D., F.L.S., i.e. the obstetrician Dr. Robert Batty (1763?--1849). The accompanying letterpress is by an anonymous hand. Some plates are misnumbered; there are engraved vignettes on the title-plate and end-page.

Copy Notes Bought from T. & W. Boone for £5 on 8 July 1822. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.4.5).

Binding C19th green straight-grained morocco, gilt and blind triple-rule borders with gilt and blind corner-pieces, gilt-tooled spine with geometrical motif, gilt edges. Binder's name in gilt lettered vertically on front inside dentelle: 'Colnaghi & Co. London'.

Reference Number 1652


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