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Auction archive: Lot number 307

LINTON, William (1791-1876). Sketches in Italy. London: J.Moyes for the Author, 1832.

Auction 03.12.1997
3 Dec 1997
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,985 - US$8,309
Price realised:
£6,325
ca. US$10,510
Auction archive: Lot number 307

LINTON, William (1791-1876). Sketches in Italy. London: J.Moyes for the Author, 1832.

Auction 03.12.1997
3 Dec 1997
Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,985 - US$8,309
Price realised:
£6,325
ca. US$10,510
Beschreibung:

LINTON, William (1791-1876). Sketches in Italy. London: J.Moyes for the Author, 1832. 2 volumes, 2° (525 x 365mm). 2pp. subscriber's list. 2 frontispieces and 96 lithographic plates, all on india paper, mounted, lithographic map, all by W.Day. (Some spotting to margins of mounts of many of the plates, small tear to outer blank margin of mount to plate 32.) Contemporary brown straight-grained morocco gilt, g.e. (joints, corners and head and foot of spines neatly repaired, some light scuffing). Provenance : Malcolm of Poltalloch (armorial bookplate). A fine and rare deluxe publication, the original subscriber's list limited to 89 names. The route around Italy included visits to Lugano, Milan, Turin, Genoa, Florence, Rome and its vicinity, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Amalfi, Assisi, Perugia, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice and Padua. (2)

Auction archive: Lot number 307
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 1997
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
Beschreibung:

LINTON, William (1791-1876). Sketches in Italy. London: J.Moyes for the Author, 1832. 2 volumes, 2° (525 x 365mm). 2pp. subscriber's list. 2 frontispieces and 96 lithographic plates, all on india paper, mounted, lithographic map, all by W.Day. (Some spotting to margins of mounts of many of the plates, small tear to outer blank margin of mount to plate 32.) Contemporary brown straight-grained morocco gilt, g.e. (joints, corners and head and foot of spines neatly repaired, some light scuffing). Provenance : Malcolm of Poltalloch (armorial bookplate). A fine and rare deluxe publication, the original subscriber's list limited to 89 names. The route around Italy included visits to Lugano, Milan, Turin, Genoa, Florence, Rome and its vicinity, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Amalfi, Assisi, Perugia, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice and Padua. (2)

Auction archive: Lot number 307
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 1997
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
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