A Series of Panoramic Views of Saint Jago, the Capital of Chile
A Series of Panoramic Views of Saint Jago, the Capital of Chile
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A Series of Panoramic Views of Saint Jago, the Capital of Chile

WILLIAM WALDEGRAVE, 1823.

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A Series of Panoramic Views of Saint Jago, the Capital of Chile
William Waldegrave, 1823.
WALDEGRAVE, Hon. Capt. William (1753-1825) and Agostino AGLIO, engraver (1777-1857). [Cover title:] A Series of Panoramic Views of Sant Jago, the Capital of Chili. London: John Boosey and Co., 1823.

A rare set of Chilean views, made by Agostino Aglio after drawings by Waldegrave. RBH records one copy selling in 1991 and another in 1963. The text notes: “These views were taken from Santa Lucia, a rock rising forty or fifty feet about the houses on the east side of the city. They comprehend a view of the whole of the surrounding country, over a plain of about eighty miles across, bounded on all sides by mountains.” Abbey Travel 713.

Folio (495 x 323mm). One leaf of letterpress text, 5 lithographs tipped onto larger sheets (some spotting). Later pigskin with original wrappers bound in (a little chipping to edges of wrappers).

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