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    Sale 7725

    Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Fine Plate books from an Historic Continental Library

    3 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 214

    SCHRÖDER, Carl. Ansichten der im Jahre 1835 unter der Leitung des Baurath Ottmer neuerbauten Herzoglichen Villa bei Braunschweig nach der Natur gezeichnet von Carl Schröder. Braunschweig: Schenk, 1840. Oblong 2° (375 x 470mm). Lithographic title and 5 plates. (Very light occasional spotting and marginal light creasing.) Original stitched buff wrappers (very light wear to extremities).

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    SCHRÖDER, Carl. Ansichten der im Jahre 1835 unter der Leitung des Baurath Ottmer neuerbauten Herzoglichen Villa bei Braunschweig nach der Natur gezeichnet von Carl Schröder. Braunschweig: Schenk, 1840. Oblong 2° (375 x 470mm). Lithographic title and 5 plates. (Very light occasional spotting and marginal light creasing.) Original stitched buff wrappers (very light wear to extremities).

    A FINE COPY OF A VERY RARE SUITE OF PLATES illustrating the villa 'Neu Richmond', built in Braunschweig in 1833 by the architect Carl Theodor Ottmer (1800-1843). He drew his inspiration from Papworth's 'A Vicarage House', 1818, and other English models. Only 3 copies traced in institutions: Braunschweig, Hannover and the Royal Library in the Hague. Not in ABPC-online or JAP.

    HOFLAND, Barbara (1777-1844). Richmond, and its surrounding scenery engraved by and under the direction of W.B. Cooke. London: W.B. Cooke, 1832. 4° (287 x 221mm). 18 mounted plates (only, of 24, lacking plates 11-16). (Mounts lightly spotted throughout, not affecting plates.) Text in recent plain wrappers, plates disbound, the whole contained in a 20th-century green leather-backed portfolio and slipcase. VERY RARE with only 3 copies on COPAC. (2)


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