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.