BOWYER (ROBERT, publisher) An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of Europe, 1815; bound with Campaign of Waterloo, 1816, 2 works in one vol.
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BOWYER (ROBERT, publisher) An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of Europe, 1815; bound with Campaign of Waterloo, 1816, 2 works in one vol.
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BOWYER (ROBERT, publisher)
An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of Europe, During the Years 1812, 1813, 1814, & 1815. Comprising a Series of Views of Paris, Moscow, the Kremlin, Dresdene, Berlin, the Battles of Leipsic, Etc., 19 hand-coloured aquatint plates (4 double-page, 2 strengthened at fold, one with short tear repaired touching image), one engraved map, 3 engraved plates (2 of portraits, one fac-simile signatures), some text and plates watermarked "J. Whatman, 1811", small repair to blank fore-margin of title and 4 text leaves, 1815; The Campaign of Waterloo, 6 views on 4 hand-coloured aquatint plates (one folding, short tear and strengthened at fold), one engraved plate, one illustration in the text, 1816, 2 works bound in one vol., bookplate of the Earl of Fife, contemporary calf, rebacked retaining gilt morocco spine label [Abbey, Life 352, 354], folio, T. Bensley, for R. Bowyer

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  • Includes fine hand-coloured views of Moscow (2), Smolensk, Berlin, Hamburg, Dresden, Paris, Frankfurt, Leipzig, The Hague, Amsterdam, and the battefield at Waterloo.
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