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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 617

    VASSE, Jacques-Abraham-Antoine (1800-59). Souvenir de Beloeil, dédié a son altesse Sérénissime la Princesse de Ligne, née Princesse Lubomirska. Brussels: Deltombe, 1853. Oblong 4° (342 x 512mm). Half title, title with small armorial motif, 12 lithographed plates by Vasse, tinted in blue, black and sepia (half title and title spotted, text leaves and plates with light mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary cloth-backed decorated paper boards (extremities rubbed). The plates depict one of the finest Belgian gardens designed in the French classical style in the mid-19th-century. SCARCE: only 150 copies were printed. De Ganay 249; Van der Marck p.191.

    Price Realised  

    VASSE, Jacques-Abraham-Antoine (1800-59). Souvenir de Beloeil, dédié a son altesse Sérénissime la Princesse de Ligne, née Princesse Lubomirska. Brussels: Deltombe, 1853. Oblong 4° (342 x 512mm). Half title, title with small armorial motif, 12 lithographed plates by Vasse, tinted in blue, black and sepia (half title and title spotted, text leaves and plates with light mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary cloth-backed decorated paper boards (extremities rubbed). The plates depict one of the finest Belgian gardens designed in the French classical style in the mid-19th-century. SCARCE: only 150 copies were printed. De Ganay 249; Van der Marck p.191.


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