Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 458

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(SURINAME.) Benoit, Pierre Jacques. Voyage à Surinam. Description des possessions néerlandaises dans la Guyane. Half title, hand-colored lithographed frontispiece, preliminary text, and 49 hand-colored lithographs on tissue mounted on wove. Folio, modern red leather; some foxing and minor dampstaining, tissue guards quite foxed. (JS) Brussels: Société des Beaux-Arts, 1839

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This work is of particular interest for its ethnographic and sociological content, the majority of which relates to the daily life of Surinam's Indian, Jewish, Black, and Dutch populations.