ANSON (GEORGE) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, FIRST EDITION, John and Paul Knapton, for the Author, 1748

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ANSON (GEORGE)
A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, FIRST EDITION, John and Paul Knapton, for the Author, 1748

Sold for £ 2,805 (US$ 3,572) inc. premium
ANSON (GEORGE)
A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, FIRST EDITION, ordinary paper issue, edited by Richard Walter, with p.319 misnumbered 219, 42 engraved plates, maps and plans (most folding), list of subscribers, "Directions to the bookbinder" at end, one plate with short tear, one map with small repairs at folds with archival paper, contemporary calf, spine gilt, neatly restored at joints, later gilt morocco lettering label [Hill 1817; Sabin 1626], 4to (253 x 200mm.), John and Paul Knapton, for the Author, 1748

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  • Provenance: John Guy, early ownership inscription on leaf B1.
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