SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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WETZEL, Johann Jakob.
Voyage Pittoresque au Lac des Waldstettes, ou des IV Cantons.

Published
Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli, 1817.
Plates
10
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
0-5000
Published
Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli, 1817.
Ref
5229

Folio, 10 delightful hand coloured aquatint plates, later half calf over marbled boards, gilt to spine, red title label to spine. These works were aimed at the ever increasing numbers of travellers who came to Switzerland - who came to admire the fantastic Swiss scenery. Coloured plates in order: 1. Vue de Lucerne. 2. Vue prise du Meggenhorn. 3. Vue prise de Winkel. 4. Vue du Golfe d'Alpnach. 5. Vue de Stanzstad. 6. Vue prise de Bekenried vers Schwytz. 7. Vue de Gersau. 8. Vue prise de Brunnen vers le Canton d'Ury. 9. Vue de Brunnen vers le Canton d'Unterwalden. 10. Vue de Fluelen.