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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 601

    DESSAIX, Joseph & Xavier EYMA. Nice et Savoie. Sites pittoresques, monuments, description et histoire des Départements de la Savoie, de la Haute-Savoie et des Alpes-Maritimes. Paris: Henri Charpentier, 1864. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (477 x 350mm). Half title, titles printed in red and black with vignettes, 2 maps and 90 colour-tinted plates lithographed by Charpentier after Félix Benoist (some light mainly marginal spotting and browning, one text leaf cleanly torn not affecting letters, a few other short marginal tears). Contemporary red reversed calf, the upper cover lettered in gilt and ruled in black (extremities worn). Not in Abbey.

    Price Realised  

    DESSAIX, Joseph & Xavier EYMA. Nice et Savoie. Sites pittoresques, monuments, description et histoire des Départements de la Savoie, de la Haute-Savoie et des Alpes-Maritimes. Paris: Henri Charpentier, 1864. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (477 x 350mm). Half title, titles printed in red and black with vignettes, 2 maps and 90 colour-tinted plates lithographed by Charpentier after Félix Benoist (some light mainly marginal spotting and browning, one text leaf cleanly torn not affecting letters, a few other short marginal tears). Contemporary red reversed calf, the upper cover lettered in gilt and ruled in black (extremities worn). Not in Abbey.


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