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Paris in Eighteen Hundred and Two and Eighteen Hundred and Fourteen

By William Shepherd ; John Ashton Yates

1814

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown : London

8.5" by 5.5"

viii, 284pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A work recollecting on William Shepherd's time in Paris. The second edition of this title, with translations of the French Passages to the rear.

Written by William Shepherd, an English dissenting minister and politician. During several of the travels in this work, Shepherd is accompanied by John Ashton Yates. Shepherd was Ashton Yates' tutor. To the preface Shepherd notes that this work 'purports only to show how an individual, limited in point of time and property, may pleasantly and profitably spend a few weeks in Paris.' This second edition was published the same year as the third edition. Complete, with half-title. With the bookplate of one Anna M Thompson of Abercromby Square Liverpool to the front pastedown. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Christopher Hogwood. Hogwood was an English conductor, and harpsichordist. He founded the 'Academy of Ancient Music' and was a leading authority on historically informed performance.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding. Rebacked with the original boards preserved. Externally, sound with slight rubbing to the extremities and spine. Light rubbing to the boards. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, Anna M Thompson. Another prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, Christopher Hogwood. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, Elizabeth Thompson from Grodie Thompson. Internally, firmly bound. Tidemarks to the extremities of all pages, heavier to the first few pages, not affecting the text. Pages are generally bright. The odd spots to pages.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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