6069. Bayntun binding for Raspe's Münchausen 1840

BAYNTUN BINDING. (RASPE, RUDOLF ERICH). The Surprising Travels and Adventures of Baron Munchausen: In Russia, The Caspian Sea, Iceland, Turkey, Egypt, Gibraltar, up the Mediterranean, on the Atlantic Ocean, and Through the Centre of Mount Aetna, into the South Sea; A Voyage Into the Moon and Dog Star; with Many Extraordinary Particulars Relative to the Cooking Animals in Those Planets, Which are There Called the Human Species. A Sequel. Two Vols in One... London (published for the Booksellers) no date (about 1840).

8vo (c. 182x107 mm.). (3), iv-xi, (1 blank), (1)-82, (1), 84-162 pp. 24 coloured engraved plates (including frontispiece), of which 4 folding.
Later red full morocco, upper board with coloured onlay pictorial decoration of Münchausen, gilt wide inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges of covers, gilt spine in six compartments, all edges gilt (signed Bayntun, Bath). In a red cloth case.