Lory, Lafond and Zehender - Recueil de paysages Suisses dessinés d'après nature - 1797

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Lory, Lafond and Zehender - Recueil de paysages Suisses dessinés d'après nature - 1797
Art, Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

SWITZERLAND - LORY, (G.L.), (S.-D.) LAFOND & (K.L.) ZEHENDER

RECUEIL DE PAYSAGES SUISSES - 1797

"Dessinés d'après nature, dans une course par la Vallé d'Ober-Hasly et les Cantons de Schweitz et d'Ury."

Beautiful work displaying the romantic scenes of Switzerland, serving also as a kind of travel guide for artists and 'amateurs' to point them to the best scenes. Lory, Lafond and Zehender, all artists of prestige and specialists in producing aquatints, joined forces to make these beautiful views of Giessbach, Brienzersee, Schwyz, Flüelen, the Reichenbach-Fällen, the Teufelsbrücke, Insel Schwanau, etc. - Lonchamp.

12 (of 13) magnificent landscape coloured aquatints, all tissue guarded.

Cont. green h. mor., spine raised in 6 gilt compartments, fine marbled endpapers.

(Lacking plate 5 and 1 plain plate (called for by Lonchamp, but not called for in the plate list), 1 tissue guard torn, 1 tissue guard missing, but else in splendid condition without any foxing or browning).

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Lory, Lafond and Zehender
Book Title
Recueil de paysages Suisses dessinés d'après nature
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1797
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Lonchamp
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
44
Dimensions
28×20 cm
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