A Journey to Paris in the Year 1698. Dr. Martin LISTER.

A Journey to Paris in the Year 1698.

London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1699. SECOND EDITION. Crown Octavo. pp. [3], 245 [3]. With 6 folding engraved plates, originally facing p. 242, now tipped in between publisher's adverts at rear. In contemporary embossed mottled brown calf boards, respined during the nineteenth century in the style of the original binding. With raised bands and gilt titles to red morocco label. Black ink ownership inscriptions to front end-papers and title page, one dated 1838 (possible approximate date of new spine). Light water stain to lower quarter of text-block. Shelf wear to edges and abrasion to head of spine. Very good overall. A pioneer in the fields of Arachnology and Conchology, Dr. Lister was also personal physician to the Earl of Portland during his term as the Ambassador to France in 1698. Item #46274

Price: £450.00

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