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Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. London: John & Paul Knapton, 1749. Fifth edition, large quarto, illustrated with folding frontispiece map, and an additional forty-two engravings (almost all folding), bound in slightly later boards, scuffed, contents generally good, printed on heavy laid paper, with large margins; map 13 torn, map 26 torn and repaired on verso, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

A4, (a)4,(b)2, [ ]1 (Directions to the Bookbinder, singlet), B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Fff4, Ggg5.


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Keywords

Paul Knapton, Anson, Book design, Book formats, Book frontispiece, George Anson, Illustration, Publishing, Quarto, Typography, Visual arts, Writing, London

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