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Auction: Auction 25.01.1992
was auctioned on: 25 January 1992
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NASH, JOHN and EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY. Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the Command of King George the Fourth...To which is prefixed, a History of the Palace. London: J.B. Nichols and Son 1838. Lar...

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Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000
Price realised:  US$16,500
Lot number 51, Views: 44

NASH, JOHN and EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY. Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the Command of King George the Fourth...To which is prefixed, a History of the Palace. London: J.B. Nichols and Son 1838. Large folio, 540 x 370mm. (21 1/4 x 14 1/2in.) and a portfolio, uniformly bound in modern red straight-grained half morocco and marbled paper sides, plates 1 and 2 in the text volume colored and mounted on new paper, plate 11 bound upside down, several of the colored plates in the portfolio mounted on new paper mounts without the customary gilt borders, 7 of the original card mounts separately preserved; unboxed. Second Edition, the text volume with 31 plates in line or uncolored aquatint (except nos. 1 and 2, colored), the portfolio containing the engraved title (watermarked 1823), list of prints leaf and 31 SUPERBLY HAND-COLORED AQUATINT PLATES on 28 sheets, mounted to resemble drawings, most with engraved captions on mount versos, by Augustus Pugin and others. Cf. Abbey Scenery 62 (for the 1826 first edition; noting, of this edition: "the coloured series reproduces in every respect the edition of 1826").

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 25.01.1992
Date of the auction: 25 Jan 1992
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue