A Description of England and Wales

A Description of England and Wales

Published by Snagg, R., London, 1802
Hardcover
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122pp. This book is part of a series printed by Ruffy and Evans for the publisher R. Snagg and is among the rarest miniature books ever printed. With content intended for children, the printer has ingeniously abbreviated longer words to accommodate more text. Louis Bondy notes that "Because of their tiny size and perhaps also due to their unusually absorbing contents, very few copies have survived; most of them must have been lost or read to shreds." Bound in the original half cloth and mottled boards with a hand-written paper spine label. Slight edgewear, spine lightly faded, two signatures sprung, else a near fine copy in the original state. (Bondy, pp. 62-63; MBN 32; Welsh 2287; American Art Sale 133). (1 7/8 by 1 3/8; 49x35mm.). Bookseller Inventory # 26569

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Title: A Description of England and Wales

Publisher: Snagg, R., London

Publication Date: 1802

Binding: Hardcover

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Owned and operated by Anne and David Bromer, who have been in the business of fine books for nearly half a century, Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. We carry a diverse selection of highlights in literature, illustrated books, finely printed books, and special artistic bindings, and we are noted for our fine selection of miniature books. We invite you to search or browse our entire inventory here, or please contact us directly if you wish to consult with our staff to find the perfect rare book for you.

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