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William Beattie
La Suisse Pittoresque, Ornee de Vues Dessinees Specialement Pour cet Ouvrage
Londres: Georges Virtue, 1836. First edition. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 11" by 8". William Henry Bartlett. A finely bound first edition thus of William Henry Bartlett's extensive topographical work on Switzerland, illustrated profusely throughout. The first edition thus of this work, the first edition in French.In a beautiful and fine binding.Complete in two volumes.Volume I illustrated with an engraved title page, and fifty-six plates.Volume II illustrated with an engraved title page, one folding map, and forty-eight plates.Collated, complete.A beautiful work describing picturesque scenes in Switzerland, illuminated with engraved plates.´┐ŻA detailed look into Switzerland in the first half of the nineteenth century.Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, a British artist. Bartlett is best known today for his steel engravings.Described by William Beattie, a Scottish physician and poet. In a fine full morocco binding. Externally, smart. A little fading to the spine. A couple of very light marks to the boards and spine, and a little rubbing to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age-toned and generally clean with the odd spot. Very Good Indeed
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