Sale: 359 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 16./17. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 548

 
Europa - Villers, Charles, Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland, 1812

548
Europa
Villers, Charles, Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland, 1812
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 4,080 / $ 4.488

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
(Stapfer, P. A.), Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland, ou description de vue prises dans l'Oberland, destrict du canton de Berne. With coloured title in aquatint, 1 engr. map and 14 coloured aquatint views by S. Weibel. Paris and Strasbourg, Treuttel and Würtz 1812. New cloth. Folio. 4 ll., 90 pp., 1 l.
Barth 18782. - Lonchamp 873. - Brun III, 453. - Rare edition with the decorative and splendid views of the Bern uplands, among them Brienz, Grindelwald, Interlaken, Meiringen, Oberhofen, Spiez, Thun et al. The views were first published in an oblong quart edition in 1796 under the title "Vierzehn Ansichten im Oberlande" with tetx by B. A. Dunker. - Somewhat stained, several plates loosened. - Fine, untrimmed copy in a nice and decorative colouring.

548
Europa
Villers, Charles, Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland, 1812
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 4,080 / $ 4.488

(incl. 20% surcharge)