• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 207

    LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c. London: Richard Bentley, 1851. 8° (254 x 155mm). Engraved map and 20 tinted lithographic plates. (Variable spotting to plates and text, occasionally heavy, marginal stain affecting R7-8 and plates and text from Y4 to end, several leaves in quire E with corner creases.) Original blue cloth, spine gilt (slightly soiled, corners bumped). Provenance: S.E. Widdrington, Newton Hall (bookplate).
    FIRST EDITION, the second appearing in 1852. Abbey Travel I, 45; Blackmer 986.

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    LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c. London: Richard Bentley, 1851. 8° (254 x 155mm). Engraved map and 20 tinted lithographic plates. (Variable spotting to plates and text, occasionally heavy, marginal stain affecting R7-8 and plates and text from Y4 to end, several leaves in quire E with corner creases.) Original blue cloth, spine gilt (slightly soiled, corners bumped). Provenance: S.E. Widdrington, Newton Hall (bookplate).
    FIRST EDITION, the second appearing in 1852. Abbey Travel I, 45; Blackmer 986.


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