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    John Scott. A Visit to Paris in 1814;Being a Review of the Moral, Political, Intellectual, and Social Condition of the French Capital. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. From the Library of Glenn Ford. [and] Paris Revisited, in 1815, by Way of Brussels: Including a Walk Over the Field of Battle at Waterloo. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816.

    Second edition and first edition respectively. Two uniform octavo volumes. [v]-lxxv, [1]-343; [iii]-viii, [1]-405.

    Contemporary leather with decoration, rules and titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards display moderate shelf wear especially at the corners and spine ends with some flaking to the spine. The joints are cracked but the boards are still firmly attached and the bindings are solid. The contents are slightly toned with only a smattering of foxing, mainly on the preliminary pages. A notable set deserving of professional conservation. Very good.

    With the bookplate of Sir William John Henry Browne ffolkes, 2nd Baronet of Hillington on the front pastedown of each volume. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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