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Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von.
LA GRÈCE. VUES PITTORESQUES ET TOPOGRAPHIQUES. PARIS: J.F. D'OSTERVALD, [1829]-1834
Estimate
25,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,450 GBP
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195
Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von.
LA GRÈCE. VUES PITTORESQUES ET TOPOGRAPHIQUES. PARIS: J.F. D'OSTERVALD, [1829]-1834
Estimate
25,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,450 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Stackelberg, Otto Magnus von.
LA GRÈCE. VUES PITTORESQUES ET TOPOGRAPHIQUES. PARIS: J.F. D'OSTERVALD, [1829]-1834
first edition, folio (514 x 367mm.), half-title, title (dated 1834) with lithographed vignette, and 12 (of 15) divisional titles each with lithographed vignette on india paper, 102 (of 111) lithographed plates, of which 24 double-page, mostly on india paper, additional livraison title (dated 1830) bound after half-title, red half morocco, flat spine gilt, lacking 9 plates, without the 26 leaves of text, some spotting and stains, a few plates browned and chipped at edges, recornered, repairs to spine, rubbed
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Provenance

Henry Blackmer, book label

Literature

Blackmer 1593; Weber I, 1122

Catalogue Note

"this is stackelberg's chef-d'oeuvre, and it is regarded by many as the most beautiful book of greek views" (Blackmer).

Greece and the Levant: A Private Library

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