Madrid: D. Antonio de Sancha, 1776. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum with gilt border, two black labels to each spine, lettering in gilt, both labels at tail of spine worn, volume one labelalmost entirely gone, small chip to upper label on volume one; binding carefully reinforced in the 20th century, with new head and tailbands and new endpapers added, binding tightened, almost no outward signs of repair; housed in a brown cloth-covered slipcase, black label with gilt titling; With engraved portrait, folding map of Chile, and 3 plates; occasional light toning throughout; three parts in two volumes, each with their own title pages, part one with an additional half-title; no marginalia; With Robert Southey's name and 1796 written on the verso of the ffep of each volume; volume one below Southey's name has a trimmed version of his bookplate. The bookplate was added around 1813, since Thomas Bewick did not fulfill the commission from Southey until 7 August 1813, upon which it was laid into every book in Southey's personal library; volume two with four line pencil provenance, stating it was bought from a bookseller in New York City, June 1871, and signed J. W. Dodd.; shelved case 0.
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London: Bickers and Son, 1884. 1884 Reprint. Octavo, 351 pages; VG-; contemporary full blue leather binding; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; scuffing to corners; mild fading to spine; all edges bright gilt; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; previous owner's name at second free endpaper; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
London: F.G. Harding, 1831. Folio, unpaginated. Hardcover without jacket as issued in good condition only. Significant bumping and shelf-wear. Heavy age-toning and rubbing to boards. Soiling, chipping and abrasions to boards. Fraying to cloth spine. Previous owner's bookplate on paste-down end page. Foxing to text. Offsetting caused by plates. Half-inch closed tear to margin of one plate. Hinges starting. Consignment. Spine is thin and green with black text on a strip of turquoise cloth SEE ALL 5 IMAGES FOR DETAILS. SOME ECOMMERCE SITES HAVE IMAGE CAPS, SO IF YOU DON'T SEE ALL 5 IMAGES, CONTACT SELLER FOR MORE INFORMATION NOTE: Shelved in middle room, in Upstairs offices area.