SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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A Picturesque Tour by the New Road from Chiavenna over the Spluegen and along the Rhine [...]

Published
London: William Cole, 1826.
References
Abbey Travel 58; Tooley 148; Bobins 1031.
Plates
13
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: William Cole, 1826.
Ref
5281

Quarto, (12 ¼ x 9 3/4 inches), with 13 hand coloured lithographed plates by F. Calvert after Clowes. Original rose colour paper over boards; re-backed in new rose cloth. A printed label on upper board. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Embouchure of the Adda into the Lake of Como. 2. Chiavenna. 3. Cascade below St. Giacomo. 4. Church of St. Guglielmo - and part of Splugen Mountain. 5. Madonna di Galivaggio. 6. Campo Dolcino. 7. Cascade of Pianezza and first Gallery. 8. Ascent from Isola with a view of the Second & Wooden Galleries. 9. Splugen Village. 10. Via Mala. 11. Tussis, or Tussis. 12. Castle of Ortestein - Valley of the Rhine. 13. Coira.