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    David Roberts. Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During the Years 1832 & 1833. London: Hodgson & Graves, 1837. First edition of the artist's first published views. Folio, approximately 21.5 x 14.5 inches. Tinted lithographic title-page and twenty-five tinted plates inserted throughout. With lithographed dedication/contents leaf inserted after the title-page and printed ad leaf at end. Complete. Publisher's green straight-grain morocco backstrip over moiré boards, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Spine is nearly perished, lacking more than half and chipped, Boards are worn and sunned at edges with some moderate soiling or bubbling, joints are cracking, some mild toning to leaves, a few plate guards with some tears. Still, a good copy. Publisher's printed prospectus laid-in. Abbey Travel 152.

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