SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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PELLIGRINI, Carles Henri.
Recuerdos del Rio de la Plata.

Published
Buenos Aires: 1841.
References
Palau 252856; Bobins supplementary list 08/14.
Plates
20
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
25001-100000
Published
Buenos Aires: 1841.
Ref
5595

Folio, later green calf, spine tooled in gilt, felt-lined marbled paper folder with green cloth back. 20 hand coloured lithograph plates (17 in proof form), plus title and index leaf. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate, and bookseller label to front pastedown. Coloured plates in order: 1. Indios trabajando. 2. Santo Domingo. 3. Fiestas Mayas. 4. Media cana. 5. San Francisco. 6. Cielito. 7. Cabildo y Policia. 8. Matadero. 9. Minuete. 10. Catedral. 11. Maestranza. 12. Retiro. 13. Indios. 14. Plaza Victoria. 15. Recoleta (cementerio). 16. Puerto de los Tachos. 17. Recoleta (interior). 18. Rancho. 19. Cementerio protestante. 20. San Jose.