129
129
Dodwell, Edward
VIEWS IN GREECE. LONDON: RODWELL AND MARTIN, 1821
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
129
Dodwell, Edward
VIEWS IN GREECE. LONDON: RODWELL AND MARTIN, 1821
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Dodwell, Edward
VIEWS IN GREECE. LONDON: RODWELL AND MARTIN, 1821
First edition, folio (540 x 363mm.), plain aquatint vignette on title, 30 hand-coloured aquatint plates, accompanying letterpress in English and French, paper guard between each plate and text (except frontispiece), contemporary crimson straight-grained morocco gilt, spine gilt, gilt edges, upper corner of final few text leaves repaired, frontispiece offset onto title, some browning and dust-soiling, spotting to some plates (mostly to verso) and text, rebacked retaining original spine, corners repaired, binding rather rubbed
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Literature

Blackmer 493; Abbey, Travel 130; Weber I, 1110; Atabey 357

Catalogue Note

One of the most famous colour plate books on Greece. The plates in this copy are free from offsetting (which is often found in this work), due to the presence of paper guards.

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