Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 286

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(BRAZIL.) Graham, Maria. Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, and Residence There. 11 aquatint plates, text illustrations. vi, [2], 335, [1] pages. 4to, contemporary polished calf gilt, minor wear, tastefully rebacked; intermittent foxing including plates and title page, lacks errata slip. London, 1824

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Maria Graham (later Lady Callcott) came to Brazil with her husband, a sea captain. She was an artist as well as a writer; most of the plates in this book are after her original drawings. Abbey, Travel 708; Borba de Moraes, page I:374; Sabin 28235.