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A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant and part of France; made in the autumn of 1789..., 2 volumes, printed by T. & I. Egerton, 1795,
additional sepia aquatint vignette half title to each volume. forty-six sepia aquatint plates and two uncoloured etched plates, a few illustrations to text, occasional scattered spotting, marbled endpapers, book plate of Alexander Macalister to front pastedown and book plate of Henry J. B. Clements to front endpaper, upper hinges cracked, contemporary calf with faint dicing, gilt decoration to spine and boards, sidings with the gilt armorial crests of Sir Simon R. B. Taylor Bart., rebacked but retaining original spine, some wear to extremities, bumped and frayed at corners, small folio in 4s
Large paper copy. Sir Simon Richard Brissett Taylor, second Bart, (1783 - 1815) of Lysson Hall, was a second generation sugar tycoon based in Jamaica.