London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
SAUVAN, Jean Baptiste Balthazar. Picturesque Tour of the Seine, from Paris to the Sea. London: R. Ackermann, 1821. 4° (347 x 280mm). Hand-coloured engraved map and 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates, coloured aquatint title vignette and cul-de-lampe, list of subscribers (a little offsetting and light spotting). Modern red half morocco, top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION, a wide-margined copy. Abbey Travel 90; Tooley 445.
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