WILLYAMS (COOPER) An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies, in the Year 1794... with the Reduction of the Islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desaida, &c., FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, WITH FINE HAND-COLOURED AQUATINTS, 1796
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WILLYAMS (COOPER) An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies, in the Year 1794... with the Reduction of the Islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desaida, &c., FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, WITH FINE HAND-COLOURED AQUATINTS, 1796
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WILLYAMS (COOPER)
An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies, in the Year 1794... with the Reduction of the Islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desaida, &c., FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, hand-coloured engraved map of Martinique and plan of Fort Bourbon, 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates on 5 sheets, 2 hand-coloured aquatint vignettes in text, contemporary half russia gilt, spine and corners worn [Abbey Travel 677], folio (462 x 320mm.), T. Bensley; for G. Nicol, 1796

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  • AN EXTREMELY SCARCE WORK WITH FINE AQUATINT VIEWS OF MARTINIQUE AND GUADELOUPE, this one of the large paper copies with the six views bound in. "The book is beautifully printed and is an excellent example of a Bensley" (Abbey). See illustration on preceding page.
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