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English mid-19th Century Art Scrap Book with - [Robert Le Marchant] - 1841. 
United Kingdom: Robert Le Marchant, N. D.. Album. Good. Approx. 9" x 11.5" Album. 64 leaves of which 20 are unused. Robert Le Marchant's name is on the decorated title page. Inside album are a couple of black and white sketches signed by Robert Le Marchant, one dated Paris August 30, 1841. The Album's front hinge is broken exposing the spine. Title page is loose and a few leaves are detached and laid inside. Other illustrations are starting to pull from binding. Several of the leaves have closed tears, edge creases and chips. A few of the illustrations are foxed and a few have some stray marks. The majority of color illustrations are in very good condition. Album contains original art work in color, original black and white sketches, steel engravings, color lithographs and other illustrations. There is one map inside titled, "F. Le Lievre's New Map of Guernsey." One original black and white sketch is dated 1839. 4 of the leaves are hand written manuscript pages with titles, "Sophisms", "Epitaphs", "A bill for beautifying and repairing ornaments of a Lutheran Church at Hamburg", and "Enigma". Illustrations inside pasted down include William III, color illustration of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, color portrait of Shakespeare, steel engraving of Wellington, color lithograph lady portraits, scenes and more.
[Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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