• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 202

    ESOSURA, Patricio de la (1807-78). Espana artística y monumental. Paris: Albert Hauser, 1842-[1850]. 3 volumes in 2, 2° (559 x 393mm). Additional tinted lithographic title in volume I (bound after dedication), general title for volume I and III, title printed on blue paper (without a publishing date or indication of volume) at beginning of volume II, 143 tinted lithographed plates, text in Spanish and French (some plates lightly spotted, many marginal, text with some spotting and some browning throughout). Contemporary half calf (rubbed and scuffed).

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    ESOSURA, Patricio de la (1807-78). Espana artística y monumental. Paris: Albert Hauser, 1842-[1850]. 3 volumes in 2, 2° (559 x 393mm). Additional tinted lithographic title in volume I (bound after dedication), general title for volume I and III, title printed on blue paper (without a publishing date or indication of volume) at beginning of volume II, 143 tinted lithographed plates, text in Spanish and French (some plates lightly spotted, many marginal, text with some spotting and some browning throughout). Contemporary half calf (rubbed and scuffed).

    The volumes are not bound in chronological order. The first volume includes volume I, followed by the title of volume III and the second half of text of volume III (pp. 41-103). The second volume contains volume II, followed by the first half of volume III (pp. 1-40). Brunet II, 1057: 'Les planches de cet ouvrage sont très-belles lithographies'; Palau 82011. (2)


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