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Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's, illustrated.

The Polite Traveller and British Navigator - Volume the First: Being a Modern View of Germany, France and Italy Volume the Second; Being a Modern View of part of Italy, Spain, Portugal and Africa.


136 x 85 mm contemporary full calf, 4 raised spines with red label in 1 compartment with title and volume numbers in the compartment below. Gilt decoration to the edges, Vol 1 ( including 1/2 title frontispiece, title and preface), (ii) contents page 144pp & Vol 2 144pp including 1/2 title frontispiece and title. Rubbing and marking to the boards commensurate with age, minor loss to the foot of the spine, rubbing to the edges and spine tips. A ding to the middle of the fore edge of the rear board t. Internally the book is very clean and without inscriptions. However the edges have been trimmed in the binding process and in parts the page number and book title at the top of the page.