An Account of Switzerland Written in the Year 1714. Abraham Stanyan.
An Account of Switzerland Written in the Year 1714

An Account of Switzerland Written in the Year 1714

London: Jacob Tonson, 1714. Hardcover. First Edition of this uncommon book. It offers early descriptions of the people, customs, economy and trade, militia, as well as the government and democratic institutions. The appendix is an Account of the Allies of the Switzers. viii], 247 pp. Bound in contemporary full brown leather with double gilt rulings and raised spine bands. Binding is chipped, bumped, and rubbed. Hinges are quite weak but boards are still partly attached. Staining and browning to pastedowns and endpapers but text pages are mostly clean with occasional spotting along margins and page edges. With wood-engraved vignette on title page. Very good. Measures 7.5.x.4.5 inches. 247 pages. TRAVEL/040621. Very Good.

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Price: $125.00

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