A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in 1817, with Notes, Taken During a Tour Through Le Perche, ...

A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in 1817, with Notes, Taken During a Tour Through Le Perche, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois, and the Environs of Paris Illustrated with Numerous Coloured Engravings, From Drawings Made on the Spot

Fellowes, W. D., Esq.

Published by Thomas McLean, London, 1818
Condition: Very Good
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4to (9.5 by 6 inches, 24 by 16 cm), with 15 plates, of which 12 are hand-colored aquatints. xii + 188 pp. A classic of travelogue literature, noteworthy for the author's modest, leisurely and informative conversational style that perfectly complements the luminous, soft-hued aquatints. Here is an appreciation of the surroundings, and one can in an armchair experience some sense of travel from another era. Abbey Travel 86, Tooley 212. Clean and tight within. Rubbing to joints, and lower front corner bumped. Floral tooling within spine compartments is simple yet most attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 001943

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Title: A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe in ...

Publisher: Thomas McLean, London

Publication Date: 1818

Binding: Half Morocco

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Stated Second Edition

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