• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    ANDREWS, John (1736-1809). A Collection of Plans of the Capital Cities of Europe, and Some Remarkable Cities in Asia, Africa and America. London: Andrews, 1771.

    Price Realised  

    ANDREWS, John (1736-1809). A Collection of Plans of the Capital Cities of Europe, and Some Remarkable Cities in Asia, Africa and America. London: Andrews, 1771.

    2 volumes, 4o (237 x 186 mm). Engraved double-page pictorial titles, 42 engraved double-page town plans, 2 engraved lists of plates (some light offsetting). Contemporary polished calf (rebacked). Provenance: Sir George Musgrave, Elden Hall (armorial bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. The beautifully executed town plans by John Andrews include, in addition to the European, Asian and Asiatic cities, three of American interest: Quebec, Lima, and Carthagena. See Phillips Atlas 3291.


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