• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 206

    LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). Illustrated Excursions in Italy. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1846. 2° ( 380 x 272mm). First series only. Half-title. Lithographic map, 2 leaves of engraved music and 30 tinted lithographic plates after Lear. (Plates spotted, some heavily, a couple loose.) Contemporary black quarter roan (spine worn, covers off, covers off, gutta percha perished). Provenance: Thomas Falconer (armorial bookplate). Abbey Travel 172.

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    LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). Illustrated Excursions in Italy. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1846. 2° ( 380 x 272mm). First series only. Half-title. Lithographic map, 2 leaves of engraved music and 30 tinted lithographic plates after Lear. (Plates spotted, some heavily, a couple loose.) Contemporary black quarter roan (spine worn, covers off, covers off, gutta percha perished). Provenance: Thomas Falconer (armorial bookplate). Abbey Travel 172.


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