SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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WETZEL, Johann Jakob.
Voyage Pittoresque au Lac de Come.

Published
Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli, 1822.
References
Not in Abbey, Bobins 604 & 505.
Plates
15
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
25001-100000
Published
Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli, 1822.
Ref
5649

Folio, 15 hand-coloured aquatint plates, fresh marbled boards, over fresh maroon half leather boards. Spine rubbed, title in gilt to spine, fresh endpapers. Bookplates of 'Norman R Bobins' & 'Guido Bertero' to front pastedown. Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of French text and a tissue guard. Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool (Ronnorn@aol.com) Coloured plates in order: 1. Ripa. 2. Domaso. 3. Gravedona. 4. Musso. 5. Menaggio. 6. Sur la Hauteur de Menaggio vers Lecco. 7. Villa Melzi et Bellaggio. 8. Villa Somariva vis a vis Bellaggio. 9. Villa Serbelloni. 10. Isola St. Giovanni. 11. Villa Pliniana. 12. Le Faubourg de Vico a Come. 13. Palazzo al Ulmo vers Torno. 14. Como. 15. Lecco.