A Series of Groups, Illustrating the Physiognomy, Manners, and Character of the People of France and Germany.

London: for the author, by John And Arthur Arch, Cornhill; R. Triphook, Old Bond Street; and J. Major, Fleet Street, 1823.

Price: $650.00

About the item

First edition. Engraved dedication leaf and 52 engraved plates numbered 1-60. [2], 15, [7] pp. 4to. Contemporary half-leather over marbled boards. Binding rubbed with some minor chipping at joints, some scattered foxing but overall clean internally.

Item #306602

Lewis accompanied Dibdin and provided the illustrations for his "Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany" (1821). This volume collections the illustrations that were left out of that edition, engraved and issued in parts by Lewis himself, who provides letterpress explanation of the plates as well.