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      Sale 2425 | Lot 222
      Price Realized: $4,250With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2425 Lot 222

        ECKENSTEIN, OSCAR JOHANNES LUDWIG; and LORRIA, AUGUST, editors. The Alpine Portfolio . . . The Pennine Alps from the Simplon to the Great St. Bernard. 100 (of 101) heliotype plates printed on card stock after photographs by Vittorio Sella and others; lacks the specimen plate of the Matterhorn. 33 pages. Folio, 400x318 mm, plates and text booklet loose as issued in original 1/2 leather portfolio, lacking ties; varying light offsetting from foxed tissue guards not affecting images, occasional minor soiling in margins or along edges of plates, band of dark soiling in outer margin of plate 92, stain on front wrapper of booklet, contents clean. Bookplate of Vernon Howard. London: Published by the Editors, 1889

        Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

        first edition. number 12 of 160 copies. "Our object has been, not so much to provide a pictorial index to the district, as to thoroughly illustrate, as far as possible, its most interesting mountains, particularly from a climbing point of view" (Preface). Neate E06; Perret 2690.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,250