Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 37A

Price Realized: $ 960
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.) DEBRET, JEAN BAPTISTE. Voyage Pittoresque et Historique au Bresil, ou Sejour d'un Artiste Francais au Bresil depuis 1816 Jusque 1831. Profusion of large plates. 3 volumes in wrappers, elephant folio, issued in the original cloth slipcases, with Japanese style bone catches. Rio de Janeiro, 1965

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a pristine copy of this facsimile edition, published in an issue of 1000 copies. An extraordinary set of volumes, for the most part illustrations of the artist's experiences in Brazil from 1816 to 1831. Includes scenes of plantation life. Becoming scarce as copies are broken for the plates.