Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 549

 
Italien - Meyer, J. J., Voyage pittoresque. 1831.


 
549
Italien
Meyer, J. J., Voyage pittoresque. 1831.
Estimate:
€ 2,400 / $ 2,736
Sold:
€ 6,600 / $ 7.523

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Meyer, J. J., Voyage pittoresque sur la nouvelle route depuis Glurns en Tyrol par le Col de Stilfs, Passo di Stelvio, par la Valteline, le long du lac de Come, jusqu'à Milan. Engr. title with vignette in colours and 24 aquatint plates in colours (of 36) by Bodmer and Hegi after Meyer. Zurich, J. J. Meyer 1831. Loose plates. Oblong 4to.
Not in Abbey and Pescarzoli. - Only edition of this rare route album with magnificent views of landscapes and cities (also published under German title). - Size of sheet 32,3 : 22,8 cm. - Size of images 19,2 : 14,5 cm. - Captions in German and French. - Plates partly heightened with egg-white in strong colours. - Plates 3-7, 12, 22-24, 27, 29 and 32 as well as the map of the cellar missing. - Nice, fresh copy.

549
Italien
Meyer, J. J., Voyage pittoresque. 1831.
Estimate:
€ 2,400 / $ 2,736
Sold:
€ 6,600 / $ 7.523

(incl. 20% surcharge)