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Coxe, William.
Travels in Switzerland, and in the Country of the Grisons, in a Series of Letters to William Melmoth, Esq. In Three Volumes.
 
Publisher: Printed by A Strahan for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, London;
Date of Publication: 1801
Stock Code: 6915
 
Fourth Edition. Tall octavo, pp., lxx, 434; viii, 430; xv, [1], 451. 28 plates over the 3 volumes including engraved views, maps and plans, of which 3 large and folding. Near contemporary black polished half calf with maroon labels and gilt titles to spine, 4 raised bands with gilt foliate decoration, and marbled boards; all edges sprinkled red. Spines lightly sunned; spine tips and corners a little scuffed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Garnham to each front paste-down. A little scattered foxing otherwise contents clean. 2-inch closed tear to route map of Switzerland to Vol I at mount, and Mont Blanc map to Vol 2 slightly mis-folded with associated creasing. A Very Good set in a near contemporary binding.
 
Epistolary account of Alpine travels, with historical notes updated for this edition. Heavyweight so a contribution towards increased postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery.
 
£350.00
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