London, South Kensington
3 May 2007
SANDBY, Paul (1725-1809). The Virtuosi's Museum; Containing Select Views in England, Scotland and Ireland. London: G. Kearsly, 1778. Oblong 4° (245 x 310mm). Engraved title and 108 plates (plate 17 spotted, a few plates with marginal stain at top right hand corner occasionally touching plate mark, a few plates lightly browned and spotted). Contemporary half calf (worn, upper cover detached). Provenance: R. R. Dobell, Beauvoir Manor [Quebec] (label), and thence by descent; some early annotation. FIRST EDITION. Lowndes VI, 2185; Upcott xxxiii.
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