Dec 05, 2013 - Sale 2334

Sale 2334 - Lot 245

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
PRESTEL, JEAN THÉOPHILE. Dessin des meilleurs Peintres d'Italie, d'Allemagne, et des Pays-Bas, du Cabinet de Monsieur Paul de Praun. Engraved title and dedication leaves, 46 (of 48) magnificent engraved and color aquatint plates by Jean (Johann) and Marie Catherine Prestel. Folio, 680x480 mm, early diced calf, needs rebinding; slight creasing on preliminaries, plate 31 with strong crease, last line of caption shaved on plates 15 and 18, small dampstain along fore-edges of first few plates and reaching caption on plate 2, other scattered minor foxing generally in margins. Lacks plates 1 and 4. Ex-library, with inked stamp on verso of dedication leaf and on recto of plate 48 in margin. Brunet IV: 865. Nuremberg, 1780 [plates marked 1775-79]