• 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 75

    LOCKER, Edward Hawke (1777-1849). Views of Spain. London: John Murray, 1824.

    Price Realised  

    LOCKER, Edward Hawke (1777-1849). Views of Spain. London: John Murray, 1824.

    4o (287 x 229 mm). Title vignette on India-proof paper, 60 lithographed plates by Harding, Hullmandel and Westall after the author. 19th-century green morocco elaborartely gilt (spine evenly faded to brown). Provenance: Bindon Blood (bookplate and pencil note dated 7. Nov. 1927 on title).

    FIRST EDITION. An unusually fine, unfoxed copy of this outstanding early example of lithography. Abbey Travel 147.


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