• 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 59

    BEATTIE, William (1793-1875). Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly from this Work by T. Allom, W.H. Bartlett and H. M'Culloch. London: George Virtue, 1838.

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    BEATTIE, William (1793-1875). Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly from this Work by T. Allom, W.H. Bartlett and H. M'Culloch. London: George Virtue, 1838.

    2 volumes, 4o (277 x 215 mm). Engraved title-page in each volume, 118 engraved plates and one folding map (a few plates with minor spotting, else fine). Contemporary straight-grained morocco gilt, spines gilt, edges gilt (minor rubbing along edges).

    FIRST EDITION, with descriptions of the landscapes and sites of Scotland and including views of Edinburgh, Colzean Castle, Burn's Mausoleum, St. Andrews, and Cawdor Castle. A FINE SET. Brunet I:717.


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