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[Hand-Colored] A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in 1817: with Notes Taken on a Tour Through Le Perche, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois and Environs of Paris. W. D. FELLOWES, 1769 - 1852 William Dorset.

[Hand-Colored] A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in 1817: with Notes Taken on a Tour Through Le Perche, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois and Environs of Paris

London: Thomas M'Lean, 1820. Early Reprint. Morocco. 8vo: xii,188pp, with 12 hand-colored aquatints, 2 uncolored line engravings, and one colored etching (which in previous editions was uncolored). Early full straight-grain green morocco, covers with wide decorative border in gilt and blind, spine very richly gilt in five compartments between raised bands with title stamped to second, all edges gilt. An excellent example: spine slightly sunned, pages marginally toned with occasional spotting, plates with very good color, Abbey (Travel) 86. Tooley 212. Prideux, p. 335. Hardie, p.313. Near Fine+. Item #BB1866

Third Edition, the plates by J. Clark after Fellowes's romantic views of the French countryside. Fellowes was the second surviving son of Dr. William Fellowes of Clevedon, Somerset, a military surgeon and later Physician Extraordinary to the Prince Regent. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

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