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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 225

    SAYER, Robert, publisher (1725-1794). [A Collection of 12 plates depicting views of China]. [London:] Printed for & sold by Robt. Sayer, [ca. 1770].

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    SAYER, Robert, publisher (1725-1794). [A Collection of 12 plates depicting views of China]. [London:] Printed for & sold by Robt. Sayer, [ca. 1770].

    Oblong 4° (225 x 350 mm). 12 engraved plates engraved by John June and James Caldwall (first plate with corners repaired, some minor marginal browning, final plate with tiny hole on image). 19th-century vellum-backed marbled boards.

    A fine series of copper engravings by June and Caldwall (1739-1819), apparently a later copy of Twelve Views of Chinese Cities, Villages, Streets, Triumphal Arches, and Romantick Prospects; Designd from the Originals done in China, by Mr. Heckel, and neatly engraved by J. Course which was published by Robert Sayer circa 1752.


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