Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 442

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
(GUYANA.) Schomburgk, Robert H. Twelve Views in the Interior of Guiana. Hand-colored lithographed frontispiece, title, dedication leaf, list of subscribers, engraved map by Arrowsmith, 38 pages of text, and 12 hand-colored lithographed plates finished with gum arabic. Folio, contemporary 1/2 red speckled leather by A. v. Rossum; smallest amount of foxing, generally a very nice copy. (JS) London: Ackermann and Co., 1841

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A wonderful series of views, very successfully executed by Guaci, after drawings taken by Charles Bentley. Schomburgk was responsible for finding the first specimen of Victoria regia to be sent to England. Abbey, Travel, 729.