London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
STANFIELD, [William] Clarkson (1793-1867). Sketches on the Moselle, the Rhine and the Meuse. London: Hodgson and Graves, 1838. 2° (549 x 370mm). 2pp. letterpress publisher's advertisements at end. Tinted lithographic title, lithographic dedication with list of plates to verso, and 29 tinted lithographic plates on 25 leaves. (Variable spotting.) Original red leather-backed boards (extremities lightly rubbed).
'In his time [Stanfield's] reputation as a marine artist was second only to that of J.M.W. Turner, and during the 1840s and 1850s Stanfield's work was said to have been more popular even than Turner's' (RIBA). Abbey Travel 32; RIBA 3148.
[with:] HAGHE, Louis (1806-1885). Sketches in Belgium and Germany. London: Hodges & Graves, 1840. First series (only, of 3, lacking Series 2, 1845, & Series 3, 1850), 2° (547 x 367mm). Tinted lithographic title, lithographic dedication with list of plates to verso, 25 tinted lithographic plates. (Plates loose, variable spotting.) Original publisher's perfect binding of roan-backed moire green cloth-covered boards by Leighton & Eeles, with their blindstamp to front free endpaper (gutta percha perished, as usual, extremities rubbed, spine slightly sunned). Abbey Travel 35; RIBA 1423. (2)
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