J[OHN?] LE CAPELAIN (1814-1848)
Panoramic Views of Rio de Janeiro and its surrounding scenery, lithographed by James Dickson, from paintings by the late Le Capelain, the original sketches by Edward Nicolle Junr. Liverpool: Baines & Herbert, [?1848]. Oblong 2° (364 x 543mm). Lithographed throughout. Title and ten tinted views by Dickson after Le Capelain. (Six plates with neatly repaired tears, those to the 4th, 6th and 10th affecting the image, marginal to the 5th, 7th and 9th plates.) Modern red half morocco, titled in gilt on the spine.
RARE. The artist may have been the Jersey-born John Le Capelain. Abbey Travel II. 710; Borba de Moraes I, p.264 ('..a rare and expensive album').