5 April 2016
TRAVEL -- Charle TRIPON (18th century). Cover title: “Livre de bord fait par moit.” 1788 and after.
Oblong 4° (150 x 183 mm). MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER. 47 leaves, comprising 45 watercolor paintings and two leaves of manuscript, most with manuscript titles (first two watercolors damaged and backed with loss to images). Limp vellum, manuscript title on front cover.
Paintings include 40 views and landscapes (the first lacking right half of image) including Lisbon, Alexandria, Athens, Naples, Breste, Saint-Pierre, Argentina, Boston, New York, etc.
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