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HERING, GEORGE E.: - The Mountains and Lakes of Switzerland, the Tyrol, and Italy. From Drawings Made During a Tour Through These Countries.

London, M.A. Nattali. 1847, Folio (27 x 37 cm). printed titlepage + 20 full-page hand-coloured lithographs, comprising frontispiece (by Ackermann dated 1845), dedication piece, and 18 scenic views, with 16 blank protective leaves + 12 printed leaves (title + list of plates + 10 textleaves), Intermittent very light marginal foxing and browning, mostly affecting verso of plates. Quarter leather. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Inside front hinge starting, small accident to title on spine. All edges gilt. On the whole a very good and sound copy in a contemporary binding. ¶ Rare. 20 most beautiful artistic views from a travel journey through the Alps mid 19th century. Deuxième édition, la première fut publiée par Ackermann & Hering a Londres en 1845. Un bel album de lithographies en couleurs romantiques sur les Alpes. Rare et recherché (Perret). 2. Ausgabe dieser prachtvollen und sehr stimmungsvollen lithographierten Ansichten, die nach Zeichnungen vor Ort von George E. Hering entstanden sind. Die Ansichten zeigen: Gerlos Pass; Königssee; Fügen; Zillertal; Salza bei Pass Lueg; Hallstädter See; Thun; Schloss Unspunnen und Jungfrau; Chillon; Sitten; bei Viesch; Grimsel Pass; Locarno; Isola de San Giulio; Gandria; Nesso; Bellagio & Lago di Garda. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 2222; Wäber p. 78 (1845 edition); Abbey, Travels in Aquatint and Lithography 63 (1847 edition); Interlibrum (W. Alicke). Cat. 334, N° 76.
CHF 2500.00 [Appr.: EURO 2180.25 US$ 2581.92 | £UK 1915.5 | JP¥ 288127] Book number 102442

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