• 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 82

    SAUVAN, Jean Baptiste Balthazar. Picturesque Tour of the Seine, from Paris to the Sea. London: L. Harrison for Rudolph Ackermann, 1821 [watermarked 1818-1820].

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    SAUVAN, Jean Baptiste Balthazar. Picturesque Tour of the Seine, from Paris to the Sea. London: L. Harrison for Rudolph Ackermann, 1821 [watermarked 1818-1820].

    Large 4o (352 x 287 mm). 2pp. Subscribers' list. Title and final leaf with hand-colored aquatint vignettes, hand-colored engraved map, 24 hand-colored aquatint views after Pugin and Glendall by Havell and others. (Some light offsetting.) Dark green morocco gilt, top edge gilt, other uncut (spine evenly faded to brown). Provenance: Charles E. Dunlap (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. A fine wide-margined copy. Abbey Travel 90; Tooley 445.


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