SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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BARNES, John.
A Tour through the Whole of France.

Published
London: William Darton, 1815.
References
Bobins 916
Plates
12 + map
Binding/Size
Xs=12mo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: William Darton, 1815.
Ref
5371

Small 8vo, hand coloured engraved map & 12 hand coloured engraved plates; 4pp. advertisements. Contemporary quarter roan-backed boards; flat, gilt bands to spine; lettered in gilt to spine; boards lightly rubbed; top and tail of spine slightly worn. MS signature of 'Elizabeth Sharpe, April 1st, 1817' to front free endpaper. Coloured plates in order: 1. A New Map of France, divided into its Departments (folding). 2. The Paris Diligence carries 22 Cwt. 3. Cabriola. The Public method of trvelling in Paris. 4. A Green Grocer. 5. A French Cart. 6. A Song Girl / A Liquere Merchant. 7. A Liquor Merchant / A Bellows Maker. 8. A Mellon Merchant / A Fruit Girl. 9. A Paris Milk Girl / A Porter. 10. Musician / Tobacco Merchant. 11. Fruit Woman / Waterman. 12. A Snuff Merchant / A Priest. 13. Butter Woman / A Porter.