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Author Carter, Francis, d. 1783.
Title A journey from Gibraltar to Malaga : with a view of that garrison and its environs; a particular account of the towns in the hoya of Malaga; the ancient and natural history of those cities, of the coast between them, and of the mountains of Ronda. Illustrated with the Roman inscriptions and coins of each municipal town, a geographical and classical chart, and thirteen plates engraved from original drawings, taken in the year 1772 / by Francis Carter, Esq. F.S.A.
Publication Info. London : Printed by J. Nichols for T. Cadell, in the Strand, MDCCLXXX. [1780]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C32354 J5  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C32354 J5  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Edition The second edition.
Description 2 v. : ill., port. ; 21 cm. (8⁰)
Note Two lines of quotation above imprint.
Vignette on t.p., v. 1-2 signed.
Binder's directions for both volumes on p. [4], v. 1. Lists 9 leaves of plates for v. 1, and seven leaves of plates for v. 2.
A reissue of the issue of the first edition in which a6 in vol.1 is a cancel (catchword p. xi: tainly); in vol.2 pp.167, 168 *168, *169 are cancels (catchword p.167: morning, signed: M5, direction line: VOL.II), with a different titlepage and dedication leaf.
Pagination error, v. 1: page 213 misnumbered as 113.
Dates of F. Carter's original drawings in captions of plates.
NYSL set pagination: xv, [1], viii, 364 p., [6] folded leaves of plates; [2], viii, 432 p., [7] leaves of plates (4 folded).
Library copy, v. 1 imperfect, lacking frontispiece portrait, plates No. 8, 9 and all after p. 364. Inscribed in black ink on front binder's blank recto: "in my name"; signed on verso: Daniel Hanbury. Inscribed in different hand at head of p. [v]: Cl. Tho. James - / Pall Mall - Jany 5th 1781. In v. 2, p. [i] autograph cropped from the top by the binder. Library's ex-libris by P.R. Maverick and the Notice by Trustees on front paste-downs, v. 1-2; No. 466 in MA, black ink at upper left, v. 2. Listed in 1789 catalogue, p. 70, 8⁰, and in the First Ledger as Carter's Travels; not in 1793 catalogue. ZNS
Indexed In: ESTC T144832
Subject Spain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Gibraltar -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Pagination errors (Printing) -- England -- London -- 1780.
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1780.
Autographs (Provenance) -- England -- London -- 1781. ZNS
Inscriptions (Provenance) -- 19th century. ZNS
Added Author Carter, Francis, d. 1783, artist.
Nichols, John, 1745-1826, printer.
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, bookseller.
Maxell, Peter, engraver.
Hanbury, Daniel, signer. ZNS
Maverick, P. R. (Peter Rushton), 1755-1811, engraver. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Trustees. Notice. ZNS
New York Society Library. Bookplates. 1789. No. 2. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
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